Famous Children Poem

Now We Are Six By A.A. Milne

A.A. Milne was an English author who lived from 1882-1956. He is best known for his stories about Winnie the Pooh, which were inspired by his son's, Christopher Robin Milne's, stuffed animals. In this poem, a young child recounts the previous five years and how life was just beginning. But six, oh, six is the best year.

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Really good poems. I like the rhyming in it. Fantastic.

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Now We Are Six

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When I was one,
I had just begun.
When I was two,
I was nearly new.
When I was three,
I was hardly me.
When I was four,
I was not much more.
When I was five,
I was just alive.
But now I am six,
I'm as clever as clever.
So I think I'll be six
now and forever.

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  • by George
  • 3 weeks ago

Really good poems. I like the rhyming in it. Fantastic.

  • by Marshall Chase Spencer
  • 2 months ago

I like your poem because it rhymes and it is funny. When I was six I was stuck in my bed.

  • by Tina Crews
  • 5 months ago

This was my favorite poem as a child. I practiced and practiced until I got it right; I still remember it today and I'm 35 (shhhh, don't tell anyone).

  • by Berkeley Lai
  • 1 year ago

This really touched my heart. I loved that this is about a child growing up.

  • by Glorious Phil Perumadan
  • 1 year ago

I was touched by this story because it depicted my childhood.

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