Table of Contents

"Abandoned Farmhouse," by Ted Kooser
"Deserted Farm," by Mark Vinz
"When It Is Snowing," by Siv Cedering, and "Poppies," by Roy Scheele
"Speak Up," by Janet S. Wong
"A Poison Tree," by William Blake
"Summertime Sharing," by Nikki Grimes
"The Wreck of the Hesperus," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Every Cat Has a Story," by Naomi Shihab Nye
"Street Painting," by Ann Turner
"Seeing the World," by Steven Herrick
"Four Haiku," by J .Patrick Lewis
"Tugboat at Daybreak," by Lillian Morrison
"Ode to Family Photographs," by Gary Soto
"Hoods," by Paul B. Janeczko
"Friends in the Klan," by Marilyn Nelson
"Spring Storm," by Jim Wayne Miller
"Foul Shot," by Edwin A. Hoey
"A Hot Property," by Ronald Wallace
"Junkyards," by Julian Lee Rayford
"Nothing Gold Can Stay," by Robert Frost