British Columbia, Canada
Your local library has tons of books on styles of poetry. A fun one to try that is relatively easy is a Haiku, Senryu, or a Tanka, and you can surf the internet to learn the details and the form. I love Haiku as they relate to nature.
Rhyme - oh boy! I won't go there, as I just do it (incorrectly), but I sure have fun trying
Here is a great site on the internet I refer to when I feel like doing something different, and as a matter of fact, you have inspired me to do just that!
The sonnets: http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/88/sonnet.html
Kellie, there is no better way to learn than to READ, if you read a lot you learn by exposure. Above all else, poetry should be fun, and creative - don't stress over it, just write what is in your mind and heart. Have fun!
I pass this way but once so I hope to meet you.