Types of Poetry
Place Poem This poem takes a small part and describes it.
Lunes Line 1: five syllables Line 2: three syllables Line 3: five syllables
An Alley in Texas Garbage cans Bolts Dirt Nails Ants Coke cans Broken bottles Empty boxes paper
The night is scary. It is dark. I like my night light!
Earth Poems Poems about saving the earth or the plants and animals on it.
I Remember Poems Write a list of things that is remembered about a person, place or thing.
MOTHER I remember my mother. I remember her dark hair and smile. I remember her whispering to me to
be quiet when we went to the library.
The Earth The earth is not quiet.
ocean. hereis an earthquake down south. The animals are running. The plants are trembling.
Chant A poem that repeats certain words over and over (to be read aloud).
My cat can spring My cat can spring in My cat can spring in the My cat can spring in the air!