Poetry In Pictures
Poetry and art go hand in hand.
Take a look at the artwork that appears
to the right. Each of these works of art
is housed in the collection of the world-
famous Corcoran Gallery of Art in
Washington, D.C. and The Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois. Click on the images to
learn more about each work of art.
Get creative! Poetry, like a great
work of art, can inspire emotions and
feelings within you. Think about the
emotions that you feel when you look
at this artwork. Think about the words
that you would use to describe those
Send in your poems online. Your poems
can be in any style. Short or long, free
verse or rhyme — anything goes! Just
express yourself! A selection of poems
will be posted on this website for the
whole world to enjoy.
Check out these poetry websites to help
you get started on your writing:
Poetry For Kids
Creative Writing for Kids http://kidswriting.miningco.com/