Poetry is never boring...
Coffee. Concrete Poetry. Shape Poem developed by Iron Monkey Interactive. (will try to find original poet/designer and post later)
Normality is a paved road; It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow. -Vincent van Gogh
e.e. cummings' book un-dedication to the 14 publishers who rejected him as a concrete poem in the form of a funeral urn.
This is a whole site of writing prompts & more! The image is a Word Mosaic. www.languageisavirus.com *Not 100% appropriate for middle school. Maybe with direction/monitoring.
joey -- concrete blonde *
Make concrete or shape poems that look really good, great student hack! Classroom Freebies Too is more freebies for more teachers!