Poetry is a kind of writing, usually in verse. Poetry verse is set out in short
lines with words put together in rhythm or rhyme or both. Poetry is about a writer
sharing with the reader an experience or strong feelings. Poems are written with words
chosen for their sounds and beauty as well as their meaning.
Poetry is a type of literature in which the sound and meaning of language are
combined to create ideas and feelings. People are often attracted to poetry by its
sounds and rhythm patterns.
Welcome to an exciting new collection of poems for children.
If you're not used to hearing the words 'poems' and 'exciting' in the same sentence,
please don't give up just yet, because these poems really are a little bit different