Poetry in Bloom! #PoetryFriday #NPM17


On this Poetry Friday during National Poetry Month, I gave my Kindergarten poets an on-demand writing challenge. Their task was to write a poem inspired by the still life they painted in Art class last week. We discussed several forms they are familiar with, including list and five senses poems. After brainstorming with a writing buddy, they got down to work. After just a few minutes, words started to bloom on their pages. Here is just a “bud vase” filled with spring joy.


All that is good about spring.


I love how Trevor addressed the flower, don’t you? And plants DO participate in the making of oxygen, don’t they?


I want to hug spring, too!


Love the sentiment that “birds are pretty and gracious.”

Please be sure to visit Irene Latham at Live Your Poem for the Poetry Friday Roundup.

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11 thoughts on “Poetry in Bloom! #PoetryFriday #NPM17

  1. Oh these poems fill me with sunshine and flowers! I particularly love the address to the flower. What a beautiful job these young poets have done. Thank you!

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