Are you looking for a unique way to introduce new types of poems to students? Or a new way to teach figurative language? Then these poetry centers are exactly what you need! This packet contains 8 different centers, with examples and directions for each center, along with a "packet" of the blank centers for you to copy for students. Examples of the types of poems introduced are: haiku, diamante, cinquain, etc. In addition, reinforce figurative language with the figurative language center and the simile/metaphor center. This packet is a wonderful way to teach new things while keeping the class active and engaged! This packet takes approximately 4 class periods to complete.