The Dragons are Singing Tonight - #ReadDiscussDoApril is National Poetry Month and what could be better than a dragon poem?

A whole book of dragon poems! The Dragons Are Singing Tonight by Jack Prelutsky is now in Bookwyrm’s hoard.


DISCUSS: Which poems are from a dragon’s point of view?

DO: Write your own dragon poem!

The Dragons are Singing Tonight - write a cinquain poem #ReadDiscussDo

Here is Bookwyrm’s poem about himself:

Inquisitive, small
Reading, pondering, writing
Hoard full of stories

This style of poem is called a cinquain (SIN-cain).  Cinquains are always 5 lines and follow a very specific structure — check out “How to write a cinquain poem” by Write Shop to discover how to compose one of these fun poems yourself!

Happy National Poetry Month! What is your favorite poem?

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1 Comment

Michelle · April 1, 2019 at 10:33 pm

My favorite poem is the Raven by Edgar Allen Poe. I memorized it in Jr High and can still remember almost all of it! I’m going to suggest your site to my daughter for my granddaughter. She would love this.

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