On a bench, in Joe's little shed,
lying not too far apart,
were his ax and his switchblade,
having a quiet heart-to-heart.
Inspiring Poems for Kids
Poems that Teach a Moral Lesson
For children, the world is full of wonder and excitement. They are naturally curious about everything. The longer they live and the more they experience, the more they learn. Adults need to discuss some lessons with children to help them navigate difficult and confusing situations. Children need guidance to know what they should and should not do. These poems can be used as a conversation between children and adults about life lessons.
Discussion Poems for parents and teachers to use with children
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Respecting One Another
On a bench, in Joe's little shed,Featured Shared Story
The poem is really an allegory that teaches children a useful lesson for life.
A Christmas Story For Children
The littlest Christmas tree
lived in a meadow of green
among a family
of tall evergreens.Featured Shared Story
Christmas is the time of joy, happiness, laughter of children and adults, cakes, Christmas trees, stories and POEMS.
Learning Lessons From Mistakes
Come for me, sweet tomorrow.
Help me touch the sky.
Like a well-learned bird opens its wings,
I, too, want to fly high.Featured Shared Story
Committing mistakes and then learning from them can be a great lesson of life. It can truly evolve a person into a nice gentleman. I remember, after passing out of the university, I joined an...
Needing The Lord
Analysis of Form and Technique
There was a shepherd who fell fast asleep
So there was no one to see to his sheep.
The sheep were delighted, freedom at last
Followed the leader and ran away fast.Featured Shared Story
I love this poem. I send blessings to you, Beryl. The words mean so much for me, because I know that we are the sheep and also the shepherd. We need but recall our Spiritual Father, "God,"...
The dolly sat upon the shelf
in the toy maker's shop all by herself.
The dolly only had one eye,
so all the children passed her by.Featured Shared Story
I loved this. It has a beautiful message in it and also made me cry. You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. Keep up the good work, Jeanette!
The mountain and the squirrel
Had a quarrel,
And the former called the latter
"Little prig."Featured Shared Story
I do not remember how I came across this poem, but ever since I knew it, it has been my favorite. A little squirrel standing up for itself against the mighty mountain and putting it in place...
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