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GUYKU by Bob Raczka and Peter H. Reynolds

Posted in reviewku: plunder, middle grade, reviewku: poetry (all)

HAIKU FOR BOYS — AND MAYBE A FEW GIRLS TOO

Playful, pithy thoughts.

Natures changing moods for guys.

Seasonal humor.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Middle grade

Poetry – all haiku form

Sticks close to haiku in terms of syllabic count and theme (nature based)

Boy focused

Seasonally divided (spring, summer, fall, winter)

Overall theme spanning a single year with four complete season cycles

Shaped collection of short poems

Nature and humor wrapped into seventeen syllables

Playful, contemplative, thoughtful, witty

Observations of natures fickle and ever changing moods