Like a poetic Johnny Appleseed, Brod Bagert travels America, visiting schools with the message that poetry comes alive when it is performed. His own poems are often funny, sometimes sad, and always highly performable. Follow this link to read more about Brod's poetry: http://www.brodbagert.com/pages/view/274/about
Then, answer the questions on your worksheet.
2. Meet a Poet - Kenn Nesbitt
Another popular contemporary poet is
Follow this link to go to a site that offers formats and
examples of dozens of poems. Scroll and click through the links on the
left side of the page to see all of the different examples. Then write
some original poems on a separate piece of paper. You may also type
your poem. http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm
Do you love Shel Silverstein poetry? Click here
to visit his website. You can read more about the author and his
poetry. You can even play some online games.