Images of hope,
Locked up fear you share,
Love and desire,
All in your head somewhere.
Best Children's Poetry
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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Images of hope,Featured Shared Story
Good job. I also love to write! I love that you picked the subject of dreams.
A Christmas Story For Children
The littlest Christmas tree
lived in a meadow of green
among a family
of tall evergreens.Featured Shared Story
Christmas is the time of joy, happiness, laughter of children and adults, cakes, Christmas trees, stories and POEMS.
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!
Poem About Spending Time With Grandpa
My Grandpa and I do a lot of things together,
But fishing with my Grandpa is the best ever.
I love going to the lake when the sky is all blue.
I love riding in my Grandpa's boat, too.Featured Shared Story
Love your poem about fishing with your Grandpa. There are millions of fish in the oceans and ponds, but being with your Grandpa is a beautiful bond! Enjoy every memory with him; it's priceless!
The dolly sat upon the shelf
in the toy maker's shop all by herself.
The dolly only had one eye,
so all the children passed her by.Featured Shared Story
I loved this. It has a beautiful message in it and also made me cry. You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Keep up the good work, Jeanette!
I own a big fat cat-
The fattest for miles around.
Wherever there's lots of food,
That's where he'll be found.Featured Shared Story
This story is hilarious and amazing! I'm personally a huge fan of cats, so this is like the best poem I have ever read. I love this poem so, so much, and I loved how well it took on the...
The day when the world
turned upside down:
when a frown became a smile
and a smile became a frown.Featured Shared Story
Thank you - I do enjoy writing poems for children and have only been doing it seriously for a couple of years - so it's nice to get feedback.
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