Tag Archives: Children’s Poetry


by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Most people become poets by inclination and talent, but Jack Prelutsky (1940 – ), whose birthday is this month, was taking lessons to be a singer, and he liked to draw. He had a teacher in elementary school who … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WORDPLAY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD American schoolchildren now go back to school before Labor Day in a number of school districts in 13 states. Between 1900 and 1990, most U.S. schools had a summer break beginning sometime in June and going … Continue reading

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Buried in Snow! Two Winter Poems for Children

By Elaine Magliaro We’ve been snowed under here in my area of Massachusetts. In the past couple of weeks, we have gotten around five feet of snow. Meteorologists are predicting another storm on Thursday. I’m sure this will be one … Continue reading

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