Granddaughters write poems for Poetry Month

My granddaughters are visiting this week. It’s great fun to watch them (and sometimes join in) as they expend mountains of energy. Poetry writing is one of their more sedate  activities, but they all like to write and share their work. Here are two poems — one from each of my first grade darlings. Happy, happy poetry month!

The Pond

by Katie

When I go to the pond

it’s mushy and muddy.

It’s skwishy and skuddy.

It’s dirty and krudy.

And I see a birdy.

Pink Light

by Celeste

Pink light pink

Apple dried apple

Ink black ink

I made a link

To let our pens flow with the freedom of a seven-year-old is a happy exercise that will open new ideas and thoughts.  Write freely for twenty minutes and discover…

About versealive

Founder of the Louise Bogan Chapter of the Massachusetts State Poetry Society, grandmother of five budding poets, and married to Richard who writes poems for birthday parties.
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