Children's Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists

Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists & Winning Poem

Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists & Winning Poem

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These poems have been chosen as semi-finalists for our Summer Children's Poetry Contest.


Winner Announced: August 31, 2018. The Winning Poem is - Cool Summer By Suhaani C. Malik

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  1. Cool Summer

    Enjoying The Hottest Weather In The Coolest Way

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Here it comes,
    Ready or not.
    Summer's coming,
    And it's going to be hot!

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 557
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 78
    • Rating 4.51
    • Poem of the Day
  2. Make Me A Garden

    Living Without Prejudice

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    Help me design my garden of life
    Full of iris, crocus, and lily
    With daffodils that shine so bright
    Like the sun of the greater deities.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 172
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 19
    • Rating 4.42
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  4. My Little Nephew

    in Family Poems for Kids

    Whenever I see your sweetest smile,
    My pain and sorrow are gone for awhile.

    Whenever I get mad because you're so unruly,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 120
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 17
    • Rating 4.35
  5. Always Love Your Pet, No Matter How Old They Get

    • By Lesley M. Patterson
    • Published: August 15, 2018

    in Animal Poems for Kids

    Pets are people, too, just like me and you.
    They need food in their tummies and lots of beefy yummies.

    They are little, but their hearts are BIG.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 81
    • Rating 4.35
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem delivers a right message about the relationship between man and nature. These pets teach us love, compassion, and empathy without expectation. But one bitter reality l must admit...

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  6. The Shepherd Slept

    Needing The Lord

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    There was a shepherd who fell fast asleep
    So there was no one to see to his sheep.
    The sheep were delighted, freedom at last
    Followed the leader and ran away fast.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 101
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 21
    • Rating 4.33
    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem. I send blessings to you, Beryl. The words mean so much for me, because I know that we are the sheep and also the shepherd. We need but recall our Spiritual Father, "God,"...

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  7. Touching The Sky

    • By Shreya D. Chattree
    • Published: August 15, 2018
    Learning Lessons From Mistakes

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    Come for me, sweet tomorrow.
    Help me touch the sky.
    Like a well-learned bird opens its wings,
    I, too, want to fly high.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 420
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 41
    • Rating 4.29
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Committing mistakes and then learning from them can be a great lesson of life. It can truly evolve a person into a nice gentleman. I remember, after passing out of the university, I joined an...

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  8. A Lifelong Companion

    • By Joydip
    • Published: August 15, 2018
    Let's Make Nature Our Friend

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Have you ever chased the setting sun,
    just to have fun?

    Have you ever gazed at moon and stared,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 203
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 38
    • Rating 4.26
  9. Free To Be You!

    • By Lavonna N. Sinclair
    • Published: August 15, 2018
    Being Yourself And Loving Who You Are

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    I see you there, hiding in the dark.
    Don't be afraid, I am here to help.
    Look closely, don't you know me?
    You see how I walk and talk; I am Unique!

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 102
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 13
    • Rating 4.15
  10. The Little Panda

    • By Sameera Sadaf
    • Published: August 15, 2018
    Good Friends Are The Best Of All

    in Life Lesson Poems for Kids

    The little Panda is sad.
    He lost his mom and dad.
    Crying the entire night,
    cursing his might.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 77
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 11
    • Rating 3.91

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