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A KICK IN THE HEAD by Paul A. Janeczko
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READ, WRITE, RHYME For kids and teachers. For fun and form. For good times and giggles. For you.   Nitty Gritty: Children, Middle Grade, Adult Poetry handbook Non fiction Reference Aimed at both students and teachers Poetic forms defined and exemplified Directions on how to absorb a poem — read for rhythm, look for illustration, defined, then read again Short and concise Classroom tool...

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THE TROUBLE WITH POETRY by Billy Collins (2006)
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STANZAS FOR THE MASSES Having fun with words. Teaching, teasing. Pull, prod, poke. “This is just to say.”   QUOTABLE “I wonder how you are going to feel / when you find out / that I wrote this instead of you”   Nitty Gritty: Who: Various unnamed characters (occasionally the poet himself, but not always!) What: Poetry Where: across the country When: Present day;...

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