Children Poems

Poetry about Children - Poems for Children

Children are the ultimate gift to two people who love each other and the ultimate inconvenience to parents that don't. There is no bigger responsibility, and yet a relationship with a child can bear the greatest rewards. Children intuitively know when they are wanted and when they are not. The way that they raised from the cradle will affect the people they will become. There is a famous saying that children spell love T I M E. There may be many compelling reasons why you cannot be with your children but none of them can replace time. It is gone forever.

Poems from Mothers and Fathers

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  • By Teresa L. Finke
  • Published: February 2006
Blessed By Two

The two of you will never know
How much my love has grown
To be blessed by two
When others have so few...

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Prayer For The Children
  • By Althea A. Anker
  • Published: February 2006
A Parents Prayer

Thank you God for
The children of mine
Who teach me things
That blow my mind....

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This is exactly my prayer for my two sons and for my upcoming baby. I am really touched by this poem. Love it!!!
I have two sons, one of them is with me and my eldest is with my mom....

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  • By Debra S. Higginbotham
  • Published: February 2006
Messy Fingers

Sticky fingers ' tangled hair,
scattered crayons, everywhere.
Fancy artwork ' on the wall '
drawn by midgets ' three feet tall.

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Midgets is an offensive word and should be removed from this poem.

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Poem About Spending Time With Your Children
  • By Lisa Tasker
  • Published: February 2006
Give Her A Day

What can you give to one small girl?
A diamond ring, a baton to twirl?
A pretty pink dress with lots of bows,
or dainty sandals that show her toes....

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Poem About Children With Disabilities
  • By Gary Shulman
  • Published: August 2013
Come Touch His Cheek

This child of mine you stare at so,
Please come closer so you will know
Just who my child is and what I see
when those sweet eyes stare back at me...

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Thank you for speaking up for children in need. I hope that thru this poem, their voices will be heard.

  • By Betty Miller
  • Published: April 2010
My Dear Child

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If I could I would remove all your fears
If I could I would remove all your tears
If I could I would make life painless
If I could I would give you all your courage

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  • By Jennifer L. Holte
  • Published: February 2006
The Dandelion Vase



This vase may be quite tiny,
but its importance is monumental and grand!...

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  • By Crystal K. Acerrio
  • Published: February 2006
Here To Stay

Our children are here to stay
But our babies are not, I'm sorry to say
They grow and learn everyday
In the most remarkable and intriguing way...

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Yes it has very much so because I lost my 17 year old baby in march 2009 and it was like losing my heart and soul, my own life.

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