Sunday, September 15, 2013

Today was the first day of school,

and now I'm tired.

But the new teacher they've hired

is nobody's fool.

She's assigned us homework

for this very first night--

that hardly seems right--

as my fried brain goes berserk.

Goodness!I must be too tired to think straight.This poem really needs lots of help with the meter.Hey, I thought I was doing OK just to get the rhyming pattern I wanted.I bet your ear didn't hear the rhymes.Look carefully and you'll see the weaving pattern of oblique rhymes that I used.Can you write your own poem aobut the first day of school?
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