Poetry for beginners, teachers and children

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 For me, this is just what poetry does.  It is all about playing with words, and painting a picture with them, either for fun or to get serious.  It makes you look deeper than the surface, and to use language to help others see the same too.


I have tried to make this website appeal to primary school teachers, children, and to those who, like me, simply enjoy reading and/or writing poetry, especially children's poems.  Choose the page from the menu bar at the top which is most appropriate to you, and enjoy!

What is the girl's face made of?

What do the letters spell?

Can you see a short poem?

What are the girl's hands made of?

(Letters, exclamation marks and a question mark)


"Could you be a poet but just don't know it?"


(Did you spot the word "Yet" down the spine of the book?)

 (Words / sword)

There is a famous saying "The pen is mightier than the sword".  In other words, the written word is very powerful.


What do you see in the picture below?


Poetry Index

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Click below for details of my downloadable, adaptable, rhyming nativity scripts......

Children's Nativity Scripts

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My first collection of poems is now published!

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