Poems by Kids

Poetry Created by Children

Most kids learn to read and write by reading books, but many kids learn to love reading and writing by reading poetry books. Often, when children develop an interest in reading poetry, they begin to try their hand at the craft. Children have a special way of amusing and inspiring adults with their innocence on a daily basis. For this reason, no one should underestimate a child's ability to turn their everyday lives, their perceptions of the world around them, and their deepest emotions into poems that can be humorous, enlightening, intelligent, touching, devastating, or just plain adorable.

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  1. Seasons

    • By Michaela
    • Published: August 2008
    Poem About Changing Seasons

    Winter is cold, with gusts of tumbling snow,
    When rain falls down and nothing ever grows.
    For children, it's the snow that they desire
    And cups of cocoa in front of the fire.

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  3. Lord, I Pray Each And Every Day

    • By Tilly Baley
    • Published: December 2017
    Prayer For A Hurting World

    Lord, I pray
    Each and every day
    For those who suffer from
    Grief and pain.

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  4. Dreams

    • By Darah S
    • Published: May 2017

    Images of hope,
    Locked up fear you share,
    Love and desire,
    All in your head somewhere.

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    Good job. I also love to write! I love that you picked the subject of dreams.

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  6. The Joy Of Christmas

    Christmas is a loving hug
    Or roasting chestnuts on the rug.
    Christmas is one's first snow
    And wrapping presents up with bows.

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    I was honored to know this author's father when he was first born and celebrated many Christmases with him and his Mom and Dad. This poem made me remember the wonderful Christmases we had. I...

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  7. What If?

    Silly Poem About A Child's Imagination

    What if there were purple spots on a pig?
    What if there were no burrows to dig?

    What if the colours weren't invented?

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  8. A Mom Is Like A Present

    A mom is a person to stand right
    beside you until the very end.
    She'll always be there for you,
    no matter where or when.

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    It's a loving and inspiring poem. I loved it. The best poem I've ever read!

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  10. A Sunny Day

    The sun was shining so bright,
    having beaten the clouds in fight.

    We wanted to go out for fun.

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    Summer time: when the weather gets hot there's laughter all around. The sun comes out and spreads its warmth for all to see and to enjoy.

  11. Spring Is Here

    The Coming Of Beautiful Spring

    Spring is here.
    It's time to cheer
    And observe God's tender grace
    With flowers blooming to and fro

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    Thank you Maddy for these cheerful thoughts! Hurrah, Spring is finally here! Blessings, Gary

  12. Thank You

    • By Briana
    • Published: June 2008
    Valentine Poem From Daughter To Father

    Thank you for being the best father that you should.
    Thank you for supporting us when you could.

    Thank you for loving us all time,

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    • Rating 4.29
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    I love my dad from the bottom of my heart, but it's hard for him to understand what it's like to be a dad because he never had a father figure in his life. He was raised by his grandmother...

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  13. Battle Cry

    • By Ethan Patterson
    • Published: March 2018
    Losing A Friend During War

    Running through the battlefield, bracing for the bang.
    Cannons fire near me, metal swords go clang.

    Everyone I know and love could flash before my eyes.

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