April is National Poetry Month...How can we celebrate?

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Concrete Poetry

A concrete poem is a poem that is written so that the shape of the words on the page matches the subject of the poem. Sometimes, concrete poetry is called "shape" poetry.

Read Write Think

Below are several interactive poetry generators.

They are Poets and they know it!

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Black-Out Poetry also known as Found Poetry

Use a page from a book that has been discarded and find words that work together to create a poem. Remember poetry doesn't have many rules.

  • sticks to one topic
  • can rhyme but doesn't have to
  • can be funny or serious
  • can be short or long

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Spine Poetry

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