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. 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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    • Votes 176
    • Rating 4.37
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    Good job. I also love to write! I love that you picked the subject of dreams.

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  3. 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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    • Rating 4.37
  4. 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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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 1469
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 238
    • Rating 4.30
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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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  6. What Love Is

    • By Alyshia R. Thomas
    • Published: February 2006
    Short Poem Of Love From Young Daughter To Mother

    True treasure is not found on ships, in chests of silver and gold.
    True treasure is not ruby rings or jewels from long ago.
    You don't need a treasure map to find chests beneath the sea.
    True treasure is simply the love and joy found in you and me!

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 434
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 250
    • Rating 4.28
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    Love your poem! Moms are our biggest treasure. Children are a mother's biggest treasure. Thank you for sharing! I really enjoyed your poem!

  7. 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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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 16
    • Rating 4.25
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    Thank you Maddy for these cheerful thoughts! Hurrah, Spring is finally here! Blessings, Gary

  8. 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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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 567
    • Rating 4.15
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  10. I Wish

    • By Ashlee L. Harter
    • Published: February 2006
    Tribute From Child To Grandmother Who Has Passed Away

    I wished on a star
    For a grandma like you
    Who hugs me and hugs me,
    Whatever I do.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 132
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 71
    • Rating 4.14
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    This is an emotional poem. It's interesting and inspiring. It's a must read!

  11. I Love My Brother

    • By Imogen Kate Hindson
    • Published: March 2008

    My brother is sweet,
    My brother is nice,

    When I am upset,

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 275
    • Rating 4.14
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    I love this poem because this is what I am going through with my brother.

  12. A Guilty Angel

    • By Jim-Jam-F
    • Published: July 2012

    My little sister really winds me up.
    She made me smash my mum's best cup.
    And every time she kicks my chair,
    I really wish she wasn't there.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 140
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 77
    • Rating 4.14
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    Well done. This is great. I loved it. Hope you write some more.

  13. Love, Pink

    • By Allison Horwitz
    • Published: May 2010
    Sister May Be A Dork

    My sister,
    She may be a dork.
    She may be a nerd.
    She may not be the thinnest

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 228
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 165
    • Rating 4.13

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