Haiku show us the world in a water drop, providing a tiny lens through
which to glimpse the miracle and mystery of life. Combining close observation
with a moment of reflection, this simple yet highly sophisticated form
of poetry can help sharpen students' response to language and enhance
their powers of self-expression.
Forms of Poetry
Includes: Mother Goose, Poems Set to Music, Limericks, Free Verse, Haiku,
Cinquains, Concrete Poetry, Ballads, Couplets, Other Forms and Writing
Bruce Lansky's poetry site--includes his poetry. Excellent site!
KidAuthors is a creative place to share stories and poems with people
around the world, including friends and family. You can also read stories
and poems written by kids around the world.
Meet rapper Beattie B and write some rhythmic, rhyming raps. Join
The Saurus and write wonderful Wonderwords that make your poems come
alive. Write sizzling simile poems with the terrible twins, Like and
As As. Send in your finished poems to the Wordz R Wilde Showcase!
Writing with Jack Prelutsky
Study the genre of poetry by taking part in step-by-step workshops with
favorite authors. Then publish your poems online in Scholastic's Poetry
Anthology or I Spy Riddle Library.
If you're between 4 and 18 years old send your poem to The Poetry Zone.
Here you'll find the best young people's poetry, as well as poems and
interviews by some of the best children's poets around - and much more.
This is a beautiful, interactive site for writing stories and poems.