A color poem is an exercise that allows children to write their first poems by focusing on a single color. Children can also create graphic designs using the color or print the poem in appropriately colored ink. More »

To create a shape poem, choose a subject for your poem with an identifiable shape -- a tree, house, cat or cloud. Draw an outline of the shape lightly on a piece of paper; fit the words of the poem into the shape, or ski... More »

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A dramatic poem is a piece of poetry about a character's thoughts or spoken statements, according to Studyguide.org. Unlike other forms of poetry, these poems are not written about the actual author of the piece. More »

"Monday's Child" is a traditional poem giving personality traits to children based on the day of the week on which they were born. It starts off with the line "Monday's child is fair of face" and ends with the line "But ... More »

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A cute poem for young children is called "Mine" by Lilian Moore while another short poem is called "First Grade," written by William Stafford. Others include "Valentine," a poem by Donald Hall and "About the Teeth of Sha... More »

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One example of a shape poem for children is a poem about a cookie written in the shape of a cookie. Another example is a poem about love written in the shape of a heart. More »

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Famous poet Shel Silverstein's long-form poem "A Perfect High" is an example of anti-drug poetry. Other anti-drug poems include "Among School Children" by William Butler Yeats and "Adolescence" by Claude McKay. More »