Sample Change poem

From SiteIPLTeenPoetryWiki

Autumn

Dead

Leaves

Flutter

Like

Butterflies


To

The

Ground


Red

Orange

Brown


Spreading

Out

Like

A

Sheet

Of

Ice

-author unknown


Mosquito


Squirming

worms

in

a

puddle

they're

gone

you

scratch

your

head.

-Keli Sato1


  1. Tsujimoto, J. (1988). Teaching poetry writing to adolescents. ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, National Council of Teachers of English: Urbana, IL.