Poets Write Poems!

Nesbitt, Kenn; Giovannie, Nikki; Prelutsky, Jack; Hughes, Longston; Rossett, Christina
April 2007
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;4/6/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 22, p2
The article presents several children's poems. "Covers," by Nikki Giovanni. First Line: Glass covers windows; Last Line: when I'm asleep. "Amanda Ate an Orange," by Kenn Nesbitt. First Line: Amanda ate an orange; Last Line: the crayons out of reach. "April Rain Song," by Langston Hughes. First Line: Let the rain kiss you. Last Line: And I love the rain.


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