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. 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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    • Votes 163
    • Rating 4.35
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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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  3. 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 155
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 183
    • Rating 4.25
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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!

  4. 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
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    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 123
    • Rating 4.15
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  6. 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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    • Votes 491
    • Rating 4.14
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  7. 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 5
    • Votes 222
    • Rating 4.09
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    I love this poem because this is what I am going through with my brother.

  8. A Guilty Angel

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

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

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    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 43
    • Rating 4.07
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    Well done. This is great. I loved it. Hope you write some more.

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  10. No Longer A Blister

    • By Kathy
    • Published: October 2009
    Poem For A Little Sister

    We argue at times but basically
    I'm like skin and you can be a painful blister
    but hey what can I say we're two sisters
    you're like no other person I've met

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 16
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    • Votes 71
    • Rating 4.06
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    We argue about the stupidest things
    I tell you my story and you tell me yours
    we don't like the same things
    you share your feelings and I share mine
    yes I may say that I hate you...

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  11. Dreams

    • By Darah S
    • Published: May 6, 2017

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

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 20
    • Rating 4.05
  12. Dreams

    • By Chelsea
    • Published: April 29, 2017
    Get Lost In A Dream

    are boats
    that drift you away
    to the place you desire.

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    • Votes 22
    • Rating 4.05
  13. Spooky Halloween Night

    • By Jacey Vantimmeren
    • Published: December 2014
    Poem About What You'll See On Halloween

    It's very spooky on Halloween night,
    The ghosts and goblins will give you a fright.

    Watch your back, do not be blind.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 659
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 184
    • Rating 4.04

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