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Kids' poetry improves reading and writing skills @ My Stories And Poems. Kids read stories, write poems, take lessons, and get critiques by published children's author, R. Renée Bembry.

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Rhyming Tricks
Using rhyming tricks to write better poems

(1) Rhyming Adjectives- Try to think of rhyming words to go with some of your adjectives. You can rhyme the grass color, green, with words like mean, lean, and keen.

(2) Synonyms - Using synonyms may help find rhymes for words that are hard to rhyme or that don't have good rhymes for your poem. For example, you may think of words like mashing, or bashing to rhyme with slashing. But using a synonym for slashing like pounding will give you more choices
of words to rhyme. You could say rounding or mounding.

(3) Suffixes - Another trick is to remove the suffix, in this case, ing, from the root words. That leaves you with slash to rhyme with words like dash, or mash, or gash, for examples. And using the synonym pound instead of pounding will enable you to rhyme with words like hound, sound, and ground.

(4) Inference - When you infer something, you use available information to figure out things that are not obvious. It's kind of like guessing. You can use this tactic about the grasshopper in the story by inferring it was flying before it landed on the sidewalk. Inferring the grasshopper was flying will lead you to
a list of rhymes like crying, lying, and tying.


Removing the suffix ing from flying will lead you to a list of rhymes with the root word fly: high, sky, and dry to name a few. This means inferring things can be a good way to find rhymes. :}


Adjectives - Using adjectives when writing poetry


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Finding the right Word for a Poem Humor

by R. Renée Bembry


Right Word to End your Work

Trying to find the right word for

A poem near completion

Can set your finger’s course to press

The button for deletion

To rid your screen of all your work

And start over again

If you can’t find the right word then

Your poem might as well end!

You sit there and you ponder while

Flipping through resource books- but

Propensity to wander

Still won’t let you end your work! 










Begin Poetry Workshop with Theme-Story 1 - Grasshopper



 Theme-Story 2 - To School Hungry




Theme-Story 3 - One Slice Left



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