We have been delving into poetry.  Reading my favorites, finding new poets together and the kids have been bringing their favorites from home.

Here are some of the books we’ve read:

We LOVE this author and have read many of his books together:

Some silly, fun verse:

We really like Edgar Allen Poe and some of the other classics:

We are listening to classic poetry on CD as well:

We’ve been talking about poetry and how some of it rhymes and how all of it has rhythm to it.  I’ve talked about how I write poetry and how much I love it and we are going to try writing some together this next week.