Award-winning children’s poet, Kristine O’Connell George, and Little Dog invite children to celebrate National Poetry Month and the arrival of Bo in the White House by sharing poetry about their favorite canine friends.
Here’s an excerpt from the mask poem Kristine wrote from Bo’s perspective:
Bo, First Dog
…from under the desk in the Oval Office
Psssttt! Can you guess
who’s tucked under here,
scratching outhis political career?
Hidden in my top
I’m enjoying some
You can read the rest of George's poem here.
All About Writing a Poem to Welcome Bo
Students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade are invited to write mask poems to welcome Bo, the first family’s new puppy. Learn more here.
NOTE: Kristine O'Connell George plans to post as many of the poems and original drawings submitted to her as possible at a special page on her website.