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. A Fish Who Could Talk

    • By Elizabeth Trang
    • Published: May 2014

    There once was a fish who could talk.
    He wanted to learn how to walk.
    He got out from the sea,
    Fell right onto me,

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  3. Dare Devil

    • By Sasha
    • Published: August 2010

    I was a dare devil,
    I always raised the level,
    I got bruises and scars,
    But that didn't stop me from going bizarre

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    Haha! I was a daredevil as well, this is great though because it relates to a lot of people and its fun to read about other people in a different style.

  4. 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.

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  6. The Man From Greece

    • By Skull
    • Published: July 2010

    There once was a man from Greece
    He was incredibly obese
    He rolled round the world
    crushing all boys and girls

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    • Rating 3.60
  7. What's The Difference Between Boys And Girls?

    Girls?
    They seem so innocent,
    so....cute.

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    • Rating 3.42
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    this poem is completely true and funny I read it over and over and OVER again I really loved it so good!!!!!!!!!!!!

  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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    • Rating 4.15
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  10. 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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    • Rating 4.15
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    I love this poem because this is what I am going through with my brother.

  11. The Worst Feet I've Ever Seen

    • By Victoria Robinson
    • Published: May 2008
    Phobia Of Feet

    feet are creepy
    feet are freaky
    feet are smelly
    and as big as my belly

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    • Rating 3.20
  12. 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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    • Votes 258
    • Rating 4.27
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    Featured Shared Story

    Love your poem! Moms are our biggest treasure. Children are a mother's biggest treasure. Thank you for sharing! I really enjoyed your poem!

  13. 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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