Here are some links to help explain different types of poetry.See ‘Explanation texts’-links about Graffiti.
Giggle Poetry – http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
Writing Poetry – http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/english/contents_writingpoetry.htm
Scholastic poetry ideas – http://teacher.scholastic.com/poetry/index.htm
FizzyFunnyFuzzy Poetry for Kids – http://www.fizzyfunnyfuzzy.com/
Poets.org – http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/87
Poetry 4 Kids – http://www.poetry4kids.com/poems