Children Poems

Children Poems

Poetry about Children

Children are the ultimate gift to two people who love each other and the ultimate inconvenience to parents that don't. There is no bigger responsibility, and yet a relationship with a child can bear the greatest rewards. Children intuitively know when they are wanted and when they are not. The way that they raised from the cradle will affect the people they will become. There is a famous saying that children spell love T I M E. There may be many compelling reasons why you cannot be with your children but none of them can replace time. It is gone forever.

Inspirational Poems About Children

1 - 10 of 56

  1. Come Touch His Cheek

    • By Gary Shulman
    • Published: August 2013
    Poem For Parents Of Children With Disabilities

    This child of mine you stare at so,
    Please come closer so you will know
    Just who my child is and what I see
    when those sweet eyes stare back at me

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 1281
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 622
    • Rating 4.49
    Featured Shared Story

    This is an amazing poem!! It touched my heart and soul. I have a 5-year-old son. He is the brightest light in my life. He was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy when he was 14 months old. It was...

    Read complete story

  2. Advertisement

  3. Messy Fingers

    • By Debra S. Higginbotham
    • Published: February 2006

    Sticky fingers, tangled hair,
    scattered crayons everywhere.
    Fancy artwork on the wall
    drawn by little ones three feet tall.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 10
    • Shares 2121
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 1274
    • Rating 4.47
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I love it. Exactly what my children do every single day.

  4. A Love Letter To My Unborn Child

    • By Carlisa P. Branch
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Sharing Hopes For Unborn Child

    I write this letter to my unborn child from the depths of my soul.
    You've entered my womb and made my life complete and whole.
    I never thought I would be chosen for such an awesome task.
    It is a greater blessing than what I ever could ask.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 9
    • Shares 718
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 1208
    • Rating 4.40
    Featured Shared Story

    Wow what a beautiful poem. I already have a son with my ex hubby and things have been an uphill battle for us since me and his dad separated. He wrote us off and left me to fend for our...

    Read complete story

  5. Advertisement

  6. Let Kids Be Kids

    Overscheduled Kids

    Let kids be kids; just let them be
    Princesses, pirates; let the bath be the sea!

    Let them stare at the sky and find animals in the clouds.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 6
    • Shares 2128
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 212
    • Rating 4.54
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Wow! A truly amazing poem with a beautiful message for parents. Childhood is a special period with so much joy, innocence and wonder. It is a delightful stage. Besides, so much good can be...

    Read complete story

  7. Where Do The Children Grow

    • By Christy R. Dawson
    • Published: February 2006

    When you see a smiling face
    Their happiness all over the place
    Singing, laughing, cries of glee,
    Come they say, Play with me...

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 4
    • Shares 532
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 472
    • Rating 4.38
    Featured Shared Story

    Reading the poem just reminded me that I cannot be a disciplinarian with my 12 year old all the times. I need to understand his aptitude and attitude towards life.

  8. Give Her A Day

    • By Lisa Tasker
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem About Spending Time With Your Children

    What can you give to one small girl?
    A diamond ring, a baton to twirl?
    A pretty pink dress with lots of bows,
    or dainty sandals that show her toes?

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1341
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 393
    • Rating 4.55
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    The poem has touched very much. The poet has nicely and successfully narrated her feeling toward a child who needs nothing but love. I appreciate the poet and hope to get more poems of this...

    Read complete story

  9. Advertisement

    Advertisement

  10. A Parent's Prayer

    • By Althea A. Anker
    • Published: February 2006
    Prayer For The Children

    Thank you, God, for
    The children of mine
    Who teach me things
    That blow my mind.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 1298
    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 703
    • Rating 4.48
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    This is exactly my prayer for my two sons and for my upcoming baby. I am really touched by this poem. Love it!!!
    I have two sons, one of them is with me and my eldest is with my mom. As...

    Read complete story

  11. Raising Children

    • By Shelley R. Davis
    • Published: February 2006

    I sit and wonder where time goes
    we try our best to teach them right,
    as times change and our children grow,
    We love them with all our might....

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 353
    • Favorited 11
    • Votes 189
    • Rating 4.33
    Featured Shared Story

    I plan to share this with young mothers in a Mother and Daughter Retreat. Thank you a poem that teaches so much.

  12. As You Grow

    • By Tasha R. Dragoo
    • Published: October 2015
    Poem About Growing Up And Becoming A Parent

    As you grow up, the view will start to change.
    The embrace of the first morning's light,
    Running for hours beneath the blue.
    All of it seems to be there just for you.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 136
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 64
    • Rating 4.17
    Featured Shared Story

    I love the allegory and the almost sadness of it, until you see that there's hope. The life cycle is harsh, but it gives you hope and beauty. Thank you!

  13. Story Telling

    Most every night when they're in bed,
    And both their little prayers have said,
    They shout for me to come upstairs
    And tell them tales of gypsies bold,

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 2
    • Shares 3869
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 655
    • Rating 4.15
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Grandpa sat with cigar at his side (rarely in his mouth), his bushy gray eyebrows and mustache crouched in intense concentration, a chess piece or book in hand in most of my memories. But...

    Read complete story

1 - 10 of 56

Back to Top