Poem Share Poems to Inspire

For POEM SHARE, children's poets from across the county present their favorite poems for Poetry Month and beyond. This year, POEM SHARE is back with some greatest hits. Here are the top poem videos that are sure to inspire. Enjoy!  

In "You Too Can Fly," poet and diversity advocate Zetta Elliot inspires listeners to keep marveling at the wonders of the world and persisting with their dreams, even when "the struggle to survive leaves you breathless." 

In this Poem Share, Jacqueline Jules shares some poems from her book TAG YOUR DREAMS, a poetry collection all about facing fears, dreaming big, and never giving up.

When life changes in unexpected ways, routines can help us feel grounded. That's exactly the sentiment of "Our Walk to School," presented by  Rebecca Gardyn Levington in this Poem Share.

What makes a good teammate? Find out as Elizabeth Steinglass share her poem "Teammates."

In this Poem Share, "The Sound of Music"Mariahadessa Tallie explores the power of music to make us feel and help us heal. 

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Montage image showing a headshot of children's author and poet Michelle Schaub and four covers of her picture books Dream Big Little Scientists, Fresh-Picked Poetry A Day at the Farmers Market, Finding Treasure A Collection of Collections, and Kindness is a Kite String

About Michelle Schaub

Michelle Schaub is a language arts teacher and award-winning children's poet. She is the author of the picture book poetry collections Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market and Finding Treasure: A Collection of Collections. She is also the author of two picture books in verse, Dream Big, Little Scientists and Kindness is a Kite String: The Uplifting Power of Empathy. Her poems appear in several anthologies, including  Great Morning! Poems for School Leaders to Read Aloud.  Michelle loves visiting schools and speaking at conferences on the power of poetry to boost literacy. Find out more at:  https://www.michelleschaub.com/