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  1. Waiting At The Window

    These are my two drops of rain
    Waiting on the window-pane.

    I am waiting here to see

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    Everyone has had a raindrop race at one time or another. The best was slushy snow. I thought this poem was brilliant.

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  3. Underface

    Picture

    Underneath my outside face
    There's a face that none can see.
    A little less smiley,
    A little less sure,

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    The expectations others place on us are a structure. They can be confining like a prison or uplifting like a scaffold - sometimes both. You can rebel against 'em, using them as a springboard...

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  4. What Is Pink?

    What is pink? A rose is pink
    By the fountain's brink.
    What is red? A poppy's red
    In its barley bed.

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    This was a poem I learned at school in my elocution lessons in the early 1960s. It was recited at the end of term and if deserved, a certificate was awarded. The Covid-19 outbreak means I am...

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  6. The Rainbow

    Boats sail on the rivers,
    And ships sail on the seas;
    But clouds that sail across the sky
    Are prettier far than these.

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    This is a very awesome poem. Its words are carefully chosen, portraying exquisite beauty.

  7. 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,

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    What a delight to picture the scene this poem frames. A family whose children are cherished and parents mature in their love. Thank you for posting.

  8. Dirty Face

    Where did you get such a dirty face,
    My darling dirty-faced child?
    I got it from crawling along in the dirt
    And biting two buttons off Jeremy's shirt.

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    So cute!! Like the spaghetti, chocolate, ice-cream. It's the kids that get the dirtiest, that have the most fun. It's a lifetime of adventure and silliness that they will remember forever....

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  10. Being Brave At Night

    The other night 'bout two o'clock, or maybe it was three,
    An elephant with shining tusks came chasing after me.
    His trunk was wavin' in the air an' spoutin' jets of steam
    An' he was out to eat me up, but still I didn't scream

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    This is truly a great poem describing the vivid imagination of children, and it does seem that children have an even deeper imagination when it comes to bedtime! I think this is a great poem...

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  11. The Swing

    How do you like to go up in a swing,
    Up in the air so blue?
    Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
    Ever a child can do!

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    I think this poem is a wonderful way to express how the feeling of being alive and in control of ones' emotions as a child. It opens up a brand-new vision as to how this sensation feels as a...

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  12. The Land Of Nod

    From breakfast on through all the day
    At home among my friends I stay,
    But every night I go abroad
    Afar into the land of Nod.

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    It's a simple yet great poem. We cannot ignore the importance of sleeping and dreaming. Dream big and try hard to achieve it.

  13. Morning Prayer

    Now another day is breaking,
    Sleep was sweet and so is waking.
    Dear Lord, I promised you last night
    Never again to sulk or fight.

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    He did an amazing job on this poem.

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