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Children's Literature: Poetry

Poety

Poetry  can be an expression of ideas, feeling, and emotions.  Often it has a musical quality, can increase enjoyment, develop an appreciation for language, and gain insight into our feelings.  

Different forms of poetry are: lyric, narrative, ballad, limerick, concrete, and Haiku.

(Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature  by Donna E. Norton)