Ice cream wishing
And can’t you see
I don’t think it’s great
That there is nothing but vegetables
On my plate!
Copyright © 2012 Michael Salinger. From the book High-Impact Writing Clinics: 20 Projectable Lessons for Building Literacy Across Content Areas. Corwin. Reprinted by permission of the author.
Michael Salinger is a father, poet, educator who travels the world promoting the use of poetry as a literacy tool in classrooms. For more information, visit www.outspokenlit.com.