Summer Poetry Contest Semi-Finalists

Structured Poems For Kids – Poetry Contest

7 Structured Poems For Kids – Poetry Contest

These poems have been selected as semi-finalists for the Second Annual Children's Summer Poetry Contest. These poems have been written for children and follow one of the following structured formats: Acrostic, Haiku, Limerick, or ABC poem.

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  1. Did You Know?

    ABC Poem About Fun Facts

    in Poems for Kids

    A cardinal flew past me today
    Because he wanted my attention.
    Cardinals mean someone in heaven is thinking of you.
    Did you know that? And did you also know that

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    • Votes 14
    • Rating 4.64
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  3. Candy Tree Shops

    Limericks Poems For Kids About Sweets

    in Funny Poems for Kids

    If ice cream could be grown on the tree top,
    Tiny tummies would be liking it lots.
    Any fruit flavour
    For all to savour.

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    • Votes 12
    • Rating 4.17
  4. Support Imagination

    • By Sharon J Spivak
    • Published: August 14, 2019
    ABC Poem About Children's Imagination

    in Poems for Kids

    A ball dress, some slippers, and I am in heaven.
    Believe me, pretending and dress up is fun!
    Can you use your own imagination?
    Do give it a try, my little one.

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    • Rating 4.00
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  6. Spreading Love Through Acts Of Kindness

    Acrostic Poem About Kindness

    in Inspiring Poems for Kids

    K - Kindness is shown by what we say and do.
    I - It says to the other person, "I care about you."
    N- Never neglect to show kindness to everyone you see.
    D - Day or night, young or old, whoever it may be.

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    • Votes 3
    • Rating 3.33
  7. Best Birthday Ever!

    • By Zorian Alexis
    • Published: August 14, 2019
    ABC Poem About The Perfect Birthday Gift

    in Animal Poems for Kids

    "Amazing!" was all I could say
    Because I finally got my puppy today.
    Chocolate brown with soulful eyes,
    Definitely the perfect birthday surprise.

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    • Votes 14
    • Rating 4.14
  8. Listen To Mum

    Limerick Poems About A Lesson Learned About School

    in Inspiring Poems for Kids

    I remember when I was small and cool,
    I was always playing truant from school.
    My mum used to say,
    "You'll regret it one day

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    • Votes 11
    • Rating 4.09
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  10. Summer

    Acrostic Poem About Enjoying Summer

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Sitting outside
    Under a tree
    Mud pies and water
    Making memories

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    • Votes 9
    • Rating 4.89

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