ABC Poems

Alphabet Poems

An ABC poem is a poem where each line of the poem begins with a letter in the alphabet, starting with A and moving in order through Z. Each line focuses on building upon the central topic of the poem, creating a specific mood, feeling, or picture in the reader’s mind. There are various types of ABC (or Alphabet) poems. Some use all 26 letters, while others only use 5-6 of the letters in alphabetical order. Abecedarian Poems will always use all 26 letters. Try It Yourself! Templates for writing ABC Poems (PDF):

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  1. Alphabet Of Love

    ABC Love Poem

    Again I'm sitting with pen in my hand and paper in front of me,
    Breaking all the doors, trying to set my feelings free.
    Carefully I'm choosing the words to write.
    Don't want to keep anything inside.

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  3. If Only

    • By Petra Sheane
    • Published: February 2015
    Poem About Hope For The World

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If Only...
    A prayer was held in our nation,
    Beauty was seen in more ways than one,
    Children who are lost could find their salvation,

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    Give quality time to your loved ones. Otherwise, you will lose them gradually.
    Relationships are very beautiful, especially those always giving unconditional love.

  4. Support Imagination

    • By Sharon J Spivak
    • Published: August 14, 2019
    ABC Poem About Children's Imaginations

    A ball dress, some slippers, and I am in heaven.
    Believe me, pretending and dress up is fun!
    Can you use your own imagination?
    Do give it a try, my little one.

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  6. Sunrise

    ABC Poem About Faith

    A new day is beginning.
    Burnt orange hues
    Color the distant skies.
    Dew drops, a glistening symphony

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  7. If I Were A Hero

    ABC Poem About A Child's Wish To Be A Superhero

    Above huge hills if ever I could rise,
    Beyond the gravity as Iron Man flies.
    Climbing and hanging if towers I could touch,
    Dashing as the Spider-Man, if fingers were such.

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    As a young child, I dreamt of being Superman. For me, other superhero could match him. I'm retired, but if I were still teaching, this would be an ideal fun poem with plenty to discuss in the...

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  8. Best Birthday Ever!

    ABC Poem About The Perfect Birthday Gift

    "Amazing!" was all I could say
    Because I finally got my puppy today.
    Chocolate brown with soulful eyes,
    Definitely the perfect birthday surprise.

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  10. Chaotic Places

    Night Terrors ABC Poem, Chaotic Places

    After everything is said and done
    Bad dreams and nightmares
    Chased away by the coming dawn
    Demons stashed into nightstand drawers

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  11. Life In Fairy Land

    ABC Poem About An Imaginary Trip

    As a small child I fancied to sail
    By ocean to a land of fairy tales,
    Camp in a field with Little Red Riding Hood.
    Dazzling stars would fire at the Big Bad Wolf.

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  12. Poem About A Friend...

    • By Marilyn H. White
    • Published: October 2007
    ABC Poem About Meaning Of True Friend

    Accepts you as you are
    Believes in you
    Calls you just to say Hi
    Doesn't give up on you.

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  13. Did You Know?

    Fun Facts ABC Poem

    A cardinal flew past me today
    Because he wanted my attention.
    Cardinals mean someone in heaven is thinking of you.
    Did you know that? And did you also know that

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