Poetry Friday: After the Storm (by me)

Roger Sutton recently posted about Poetry Tag Time, the e‑anthology brilliantly created by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong to try to make poetry more accessible and get it into more classrooms. 30 fun and fantastic kids’ poems for only 99 cents!

So I thought I’d share my poem from it here and encourage you all to go buy the e‑book. I don’t have an e‑reader, but this fits perfectly on my iPhone, and I can read it on my laptop, too, of course. It’s the first e‑book I’ve ever bought!

I hope you’ll buy a copy and spread the word to your children’s teachers and librarians. This is perfect for them to use with their smart boards or just projected monitors or shared/linked computers.

Here’s my entry:

After the Storm

Ribbons of color
Arch
In a
Neverending
Backbend
Over the
World

–Laura Purdie Salas, all rights reserved

To see how my poem connects to the poem before mine and the poem after, you’ll have to check out the e‑book!

The Poetry Friday roundup today is at Book Aunt. Enjoy!
 

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