My favourite l OO k poems

Here are some of my favourite poems that play with how a poem looks on the page. I like the way words do tricky things in the poems.

 I like what the words are doing on the screen! I like the way Georgia‘s ‘play’ is playful! I like the way Tarn‘s ‘motorbike’ and ‘down’ stretches out, Ruby-Rhain‘s ‘down’ stretches down and Fern‘s ‘wobbly’ wobbles. I like the way Phoebe has really zipped and zimmed her words in her poem.

I have a notebook for Phoebe to write poems in and thanks to Scholastic the special collection of The Little Yellow Digger Books for Tarn. For Fern I have James Norcliffe’s The Enchanted Flute which follows on from his fabulous book The Loblolly Boy.

Thanks for all the poems you sent in. Do keep trying my challenges and you may get your poem posted!

The Awesome Zoom
I am zooming d o w n the hill

Faster than a m o t o r b i k e

by Tarn (age 5) Ormond School

Wood Drums at School

My friends and I made a B I G band t-o-g-e-t-h-e-r

we used inch thin branches

against thick tree stumps

Finn finished the c n e t o c r

by whacking his “drum sticks”

against the old




by Fern (age 9) Ormond School

Screen shot 2014-08-18 at 9.42.21 PM  Screen shot 2014-08-18 at 9.42.52 PM

S  P  A  C  E  S

L oooo ng      mis  ing      let te r s

left                     w ith ou t     a     re pla c em ent

Th e    w orld    o f

l o n e l i n e s s

be in g                           f a r

a    p    a   r    t

som et hi ng’s    n ot   rig ht

t he   re d   j ag ged


u n de r

t he    wo r ds   sa y

“ Help!”

yo u    h it    th e

kcab – s p a c e    bu tt on

a nd…


I’m Phoebe. I am in Year 7, I am 12 years old, and I go to St Mary’s College.

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