My students and I have begun the poetry genre study. Students have been perusing various kinds of poetry with the purpose of answering "What is Poetry? As we allowed the books to consume us our day frittered by and I was left without time for a sharing circle so on an exit card my students answered the question of the reading time. As I collected the cards and wished everyone a wonderful afternoon I set the cards aside and began my next session. At the end of the day I looked at my collection and began making a Smart Board Anchor Chart. Many of them were the same Poetry is short, poetry is white space, poetry rhymes and sometimes it does not. However one student surprised me her idea of poetry is this "All those incomplete sentences. Those fragments are hard to understand, but they are packed full of meaning." I couldn't have said it better.