I own a big fat cat-
The fattest for miles around.
Wherever there's lots of food,
That's where he'll be found.
Best Children's Poetry
Published: June 2018
26 Best Children's Poetry By Contemporary Poets
What is Children's Poetry and is it different than poetry for Teens and Adults? It's not fundamentally different. Children's Poetry just needs to be written in a way that captures the interest of children.
Famous poet, Carl Sandburg's definitions of poetry include, "Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance" and "Poetry is a sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog". Children's imaginations are more flexible than adults. Poetry is a wonderful way to introduce children to literature and to life.
Included in this collection are the most popular poems from contemporary and amateur poets who have submitted their original poems for children to Family Friend Poems over the past 12 years.
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I own a big fat cat-Featured Shared Story
This story is hilarious! Coming across this story, it reminds me of my fat cat, Ziggy, also known as Tubby once her grew. I would compare him to a lot of fat jokes, but apart from that, he's...
The day when the world
turned upside down:
when a frown became a smile
and a smile became a frown.Featured Shared Story
I notice that you sent this message 3 months ago and want to apologise as I have been very busy in other areas of my life that my poems came to a halt for nearly a year. Things...
Poem About Teachers Being Human
Today the teacher farted.
It was an awful smell.
It was just like a rotting egg,
Straight from the depths of hell!Featured Shared Story
Haven't laughed that hard in a long time. Was researching poems about families for children to teach this term when I somehow came across this poem.
Thank you so much!
Best Friend With Books
My best friend is a book
that doesn't give me a weird look.
It is like a golden door
that takes me to the land where I have never been before.Featured Shared Story
One of my best friends are books. Thanks for this poem, you are a really good poet.
Boys And Things That Crawl
One rainy day on my way home from school,
I found a big worm and thought it was cool.
I picked up the worm with my bare hand,Featured Shared Story
Great poem. My daughter also likes worms. When she was younger she would play happily in the muck collecting worms for hours.
Humorous Poem About The Inconsistencies Of English Language
Hear eye sit inn English class; the likelihood is that eye won't pass
An F on my report card wood bee worse than swallowing glass
It's knot that eye haven't studied, often till late at knight
Butt the rules are sew confusing, eye simply can't get them writeFeatured Shared Story
Very clever and funny, but it kinda blows my mind reading through this at the same time! How on earth did I manage to learn this wonderful, confusing language?! I must be converting it into...
A Christmas Story For Children
The littlest Christmas tree
lived in a meadow of green
among a family
of tall evergreens.Featured Shared Story
This poem touched my heart and the story of your beautiful parents behind it... I have only come across it searching online. I will most certainly be reading up on all your other inspiring...
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