Taught my 4th-grade poets Emily Dickinson's great poem
"I heard a Fly buzz – When I died
The Stillness in the Room
Was like the Stillness in the Air –
Between the Heaves of Storm – ..."
They thought it was weird & unsettling. Right! They were more inspired than I'd ever seen them after we wrote a poem together on the board and then wrote in pairs. It's starting to happen. Better to begin in 2nd grade, tho'.