Poem Share Favorite Poems!

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 five most viewed POEM SHARE videos. Enjoy! 

Who knew spiders were so popular. This Poem Share, "Bolas Spider," by Leslie Bulion's might just send shivers down your spine. 

In this Poem Share, "Calling All Kids," by Janet Clare Fagal, the poet put a call out to kids, and kids responded. They've play this video over and over again!  

Another fan favorite, "Petaling" by Heidi Mordhorst celebrates the beauty of cherry trees filling with spring blossoms.

Clearly, poems about bizarre creatures are popular too. Journey deep beneath the sea with Matt Forrest Esenwine  as he reads his poem "Goblin Shark." 

The final in the top-five favorite Poem Shares, "You Do You" by Lori Degman, celebrates each child's wonderful uniqueness.

Discover more wonderful Poem Share videos HERE, and don't forget to sign up for the POETRY BOOST newsletter to stay updated on new poetry lessons, prompts, and mentor texts. 

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/


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