Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Student Poems: Concrete Poetry #resvt #cesuvt

"Choppy Waters Make it Hard to Sail"

A class of third grade scholars wrote concrete poems during their library class yesterday. First they shared ideas from the book A Poke in the I, edited by Paul B. Janeczko. Mr. Janeczko says that in a concrete poem,

“The arrangement of letters or words on the page, the typefaces chosen, and the way space is used, add meaning to the poem beyond that contained in the actual words.”

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