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. The Olden Days

    When Life Was More Community Oriented

    in Change Poems

    Back in the day, life was so clear
    Families gathered and shared in the cheer
    We spent our Pounds, Schillings and Pence
    A time when our society had more sense

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  2. A Christmas Long Gone

    Christmas In The Fifties

    in Christmas Poems

    I lie here awake, afraid to sleep.
    I've prayed the Lord my soul to keep.
    My stocking is hung on my bed,
    Really brother's long sock instead.

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  4. The Box

    The Innocence Of Childhood

    in Growing Up Poems

    As I look back to when I was but a boy,
    I'd have to say a cardboard box was my favorite toy.

    There were no action figures in this day,

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  5. Endless Summer

    Memories Of Happier Times

    in Summer Poems

    Oh, for those cloudless days of old
    when holidays went on forever,
    clear blue skies were lit with gold.

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  7. Our TV Set Was Black And White

    Childhood Memories Of Watching Television

    in Humorous Poems

    Our TV set was black and white
    And on its spindly legs it stood;
    More deep than wide with dials that clicked,
    All curved glass screen and grain of wood.

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    Hi Raelene. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment on my poems. I really appreciate the kind feedback.
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  8. The Fifties

    Childhood Memories Of Summer

    in Summer Poems

    We spent those stifling endless summer afternoons
    on hot front porches, cutting paper dolls from Sears
    catalogs, making up our own ideal families
    complete with large appliances

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    This one brought me back, way back. I lived that kind of life, and I look back on it fondly. Time seemed to move so slowly back then. We were rushing to grow up. Little did any of us know...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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