Posts filed under ‘poetry’
Celebrate the final day of April and Poetry month with Poem in your Pocket Day! Check out the month long entries of poems or print one to carry in your pocket today and any day!
My 10-yr-old needs to memorize and recite a poem in class tomorrow. In helping him search, I stumbled upon this fun poetry site from a poet living in the UK. Check it out:
Patrick Winstanley has lots of cool links to other funny and gross poetry sites. Some even accept poems from young writers like you!
In keeping with Wacky Wednesday and Poetry Month, let’s throw another theme in today’s post: Earth Day!
Write about something silly that could happen due to Earth Day.
Hmm, maybe a recycling activist goes overboard and removes all the napkins and toilet paper in the entire school…
Or in an effort to eat more organic produce, your mom creates a new recipe that is, well, unique…
Try something really wacky: write a poem on a canvas board or the backs of old school papers to save the forest!
…and the fun continues
Write a short poem about a color – use all of your senses, if you can. Don’t let me be the only fool for poetry this month, come back and share what you wrote! (I approve all comments before they post, so no one can say anything mean!)
By: Mary Jo
Sweet Tangy Tart
A new baby tree frog
With suckers on his feet
Buds of grass, soft and cool
Tickle bare toes and breathe the whisper of