Wet Cement

Wet CementA Mix of Concrete Poems

By Bob Raczka


Poems that are written with a pattern or shape are called concrete poems, thus the title of this book. Raczka writes simple poems in fun, visual shapes. From the obvious “Xylophone”, to the more intricate “eracer” and “autumn,” these poems will encourage young writers to expand their poetic vision. I especially enjoyed “Corners” and “Clock.” Very clever.

Review by Teresa Edmunds, Westbrook Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 2-6

Author Website: http://www.bobraczka.com/

Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems
Written by Bob Raczka
Roaring Brook Press
43 pages
Release Date: March 8, 2016
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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