Childhood Memories

Published: April 2020

Poems About Reminiscing On Childhood

24 Poems About Reminiscing On Childhood

Growing up is inevitable. No matter how much we want to hold onto our childhood, life is going to move forward. At some point, our childhood becomes something we look back on instead of something we’re currently experiencing. Each generation’s childhood is marked with different characteristics. No matter how old you are, it seems that every generation believes life was slower and sometimes better than daily life today. This is a collection of poems about those simpler times. The poems are filled with sentimental longing for the days gone by. What fond memories do you have from your childhood? For a moment, take a stroll down memory lane and reminisce about the good old days. They might be just a memory now, but what a beautiful memory they are. They are a reminder of glorious days, the days that made you who you are today.

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  1. Kid Stuff

    Reminiscing On Childhood

    in Aging Poems

    Many, many years ago
    When I was just a kid,
    And I had just began to grow,
    There's stuff I had and did.

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    Ah, blissful childhood memories. Raised in a rural community, most relatives and friends lived on farms. Being a town kid, homemade fried chicken dinners in an oversized farm kitchen, that...

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  2. Golden Days

    Precious Childhood Days

    in Growing Up Poems

    Those were the days...

    When I used to get up late,
    Never cared about the day and date.

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  4. I Remember

    Memories Of Childhood

    in Growing Up Poems

    I remember-
    of days so long in the past
    when I wished I would grow up so fast.

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    The childhood of a person might be a mixture of both pleasant and unpleasant memories. Mine is dominated by unpleasant memories, but I love to read and listen to the pleasant experiences of...

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  5. Child Memories

    • By Erika Romenesko
    • Published: May 2008
    Poem About The Joy Of Childhood Friendships

    in Childhood Friend Poems

    When I was a young girl,
    We used to play
    Out in the field
    Of flowers all day.

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    Beautiful poem. My aunt passed away yesterday. She was 85. A couple of years ago just by chance, we caught her on video as she came across a swing. She said, "I want to swing." We were all...

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  7. Childhood

    • By Aniket Jangam
    • Published: June 2016
    Missing The Simple Joys Of Childhood

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    Going back to the time, doing all that I want,
    Just living up my life, getting all that I can't!

    Great was the childhood, innocent were the smiles.

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  8. Simpler Times

    • By Ayush Sharma
    • Published: December 2019
    Wishing To Be A Child Again

    in Change Poems

    Take me back to those simpler times
    When all I sang were nursery rhymes,
    When stealing chocolates was my only crime,
    When sleep used to come early, at nine,

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    This poem is very relatable. I remember always wanting to act like an adult and dressing up like one. Looking back, I should have enjoyed being a kid for as long as I could. Let this remind...

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  9. Summer Days

    • By Zoe E. McCabe
    • Published: June 2019
    Simple Joys Of Summer

    in Summer Poems

    The sun, it fades in the moonlight.
    The stars, they fade in the daylight.

    The cold breezes are strong in winter and spring,

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  10. Childhood Memories

    Remembering Fun Times Of Childhood

    in Change Poems

    I was happy when I was a lad.
    It wasn't all good, but it wasn't half bad.

    We played with sticks we played with stones;

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  11. Remembering

    Poems About Happy Childhood Memories

    in Aging Poems

    When sleepless I lie,
    As the hours slip by,
    I go walking the paths back home.
    I hear the meadowlark's song

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  12. The Beauty Of My Childhood

    • By Jennyfer M. Patterson
    • Published: March 2018

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    I am from morning dew cold against small bare feet
    and birds chirping a beautiful song
    From nature that sounds like the most beautiful orchestra
    I've ever heard, opening my tired eyes to the world.

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    Today's poem that uses the "I am from..." line is an instruction I was given for an essay in a retirement center's writing class a while ago. I wonder if that's what prompted Patterson to use...

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