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Poetry Friday: At the Pumpkin Patch

Jenny Whitehead’s Book, Holiday Stew: A Kid’s Portion of Holiday and Seasonal Poems, is chock-full of wonderful treasures that can be shared with kids on religious and secular holidays. It’s categorized by season and has adorable illustrations to-boot. Here’s a portion of one of Whitehead’s Halloween Poems, “At the Pumpkin Patch,” which you can read in its entirety by clicking here.

At the Pumpkin Patch

Rows and rows of pumpkin heads

All sleep on vines in farmers’ beds.

I wander through the orange sea

To pick a pumpkin just for me.

“Now this one has a bumpy chin –

Perfect for a witch’s grin.

Again, click here to read the rest.

Sylvia from Poetry for Children is hosting Poetry Friday this week. Head on over there to see what else folks submitted on this Halloween Day.

Stacey Shubitz View All

Literacy Consultant. Author. Former 4th and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher.

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