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Conversation or Voice Poems

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Voice Poetry or Conversation Poems are an engaging form of poetic expression



Poem written by National Writing Project Consultant Campbell Pontius



  • Good conversations make good poems

    • People, places, or objects can engage in conversations and dialogues (as in the poem below)




Watch the "Who's On First"  Routine by Abbott and Costello on YouTube.



Paul Fleischman has written three books of voice poetry:

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

I am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices

Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices


Meet the Author: Paul Fleischmann

Paul Fleischman Official Site


Two Voice Geography Poem





external image 8804b287596339723d7946b9bbe22573.jpgTeaching Strategies


A Poem for Two Voices from Northern Nevada Writing Project


Two Voice Poems from Washington Central School District

Other Books of Voice Poetry

Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices

Turn your two voice poems into an iMovie performance.




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