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Haiku Childhood Poems | Haiku Poems About Childhood

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alphabet soup

a small boy's
head in alphabet soup --
catching a few zzz's

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2012

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A "Special" Harvest

Children so special
Labeled by society --
     Morons, retarded

Each has unique gifts
Wide-eyed, forever smiling
Offer them respect
They have disabilities
But treasures lie in their hearts

Don’t measure life’s worth
By capacity to learn --
     Gauge power to love

For the Harvest of Happiness contest

Copyright © Diane Locksley | Year Posted 2010

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Haiku on My Family

Second Chance May 2016
Sponsor: Eve Roper

five generations
   connected to my grandpa
      kindred forefather

parents united
    unto them came four children
      love to go around

mother faced cancer
   a dear lady, my angel
      adulthood so strong

adoring siblings
   warmhearted and devoted
     affections of blood

money not vital
   wealthy in rich loyalty
      assets of true faith

our childhood dog Bo
   my sweet Golden Retriever
      my canine best bud

united as one
   roots form a family tree
     belovedly linked

Date Written: April 30, 2016

Date Finalized:May 19, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

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cherry blossom

laughing children throw
handfuls of cherry blossom - -
an old couple kiss

for Susan’s Cherry Blossom contest

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2013

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golden beach sandcastles touch the sky childhood memories modern haiku 05-21-16

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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Pings on my window
Old clock hung with red and green
Strikes twelve sleepless times

Copyright © daver austin | Year Posted 2008

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stretching for the moon
on tip toe

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2012

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As he cast his line
through brown pipe smoke and fog,
Again, he sits and waits.

Copyright © Diane Munsinger | Year Posted 2013

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Drop of water
In the river -
Sound of joy

Copyright © Bogdan-Ioan Vaida | Year Posted 2007

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hide and seek

summer evening
hide and seek
until mom calls

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2012

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sticky fingers

ice cream truck
mom washes
sticky fingers

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2012

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Orange you Glad to be---an Orange---

     Contract Delete

Copyright © JSLambert Mister ROBOTO | Year Posted 2011

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Black smoke covers all
children animals run
but they can't escape

Copyright © courtney webb | Year Posted 2011

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Making wishes

grandmas garden
    wishing on

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel | Year Posted 2012

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The Homeless Child

Street lamps still lighted
night has retired and faded
a new day unfolds

heavens rolled darkness
tucked it away for the sun
to give light and shine

in the horizon
a golden beam of sunrise
appears out of mist

in the street corner
a small child still dazed from sleep
awakens and yawns

trembling, feeling cold
he hugs himself to feel warm
morning air brings chill

to his fragile frame
that looks sickly, frail and weak
under the street lamp

for this homeless child
the street corner becomes home
to rest for the night

in a little while
he will move and will scavenge
for his morning meal

from the garbage can
full of piled litters and trash
he gets his morsel

living in the street
has made him vulnerable
life is hard and tough

for a little child
abandoned, uncared, unloved
is there hope to life?

Copyright © Nudershada Cabanes | Year Posted 2014

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The horse

A black and white horse
My greatest childhood friend
Always by my side

Copyright © grace freeman | Year Posted 2011

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a green frog

a green frog
leaps to freedom –
a boy’s hands

Copyright © Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen | Year Posted 2012

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the young girl
turning side to side
toward the mirror

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2014

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Playground games;
Children gambol
in the sun.

Copyright © Jacob Welch | Year Posted 2015

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God's Discipline

God's criticism towards our life 
Is like a father-&-son relationship
-- he disciplines us well with peace

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2011

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My Old Farm House

two story abode-
old white wooden planks and beams…
oh how I loved you

strong structured built frame -
cool basement to store; protect…
a great hiding place

vast playroom closet –
just right for a huge playhouse…

wood stove radiates -
prepares meals and heats downstairs…
sore bone therapy 

family room collage -
old radio plays music…
period to relate

bedtime for four kids -
one bed keeping all cozy…
north room harbors ghosts

Copyright © 2015  By Caryl S. Muzzey


First Place Winner ~ "A child's first home" Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Verlena S. Walker
September 30, 2015


Copyright © Caryl Muzzey | Year Posted 2015

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Fright Night

<                                       the ... be ~witch ~ing ~ hour
                                         ghost ~ and ~ gobblings ~ lurking .... for
                                         it's  ~  candies .......  bounty

                                        amidst ~ swollen ...... moon
                                        face ~ of ~ wicked ~ witch .....  smiling 
                                        bats ~ fly ~ in ....... frenzy

                                       great ~ jack - o - lantern
                                       menacing ~ halloween ~ glow
                                       on ~ darken ......... doorsteps

For Linda Marie's
Halloween Haiku
G.L. All

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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shadows move

shadows move
on the bedroom wall
childhood nights

Copyright © Charles Henderson | Year Posted 2013

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Two decades ago
I dreamt of a diamond
Fear to got persists

Its facets sparkled
As if were talking to me
To took and kept it

I woke up longing
But nothing to find somewhere
Agile but weary

Until next dreamt came
Waited half decade searching
Mysteriously saw

Held it on my hand
Glowing with hue like rainbow
Euphoric I am.

Copyright © marvin celestial | Year Posted 2015

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Slim Gaillard Remembered

Cee-ment mixer, put-
ti, put-ti…one lunger sound
Built houses—I watched. 

Copyright © Paul Geiger | Year Posted 2014

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Souvenirs from Playground

Message of the wind
Tucked in little girl's pocket
Ready for Life's Fall


Copyright © iolanda Scripca | Year Posted 2010

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Seen not Heard no More

Divorce has come
Mom and Dad no more
who do I listen to?

Copyright © Robert Heemstra | Year Posted 2015

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a park bench

a teddy bear 
lies on a bench in the park - -
a little boy cries

For Susan’s Bench contest

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2013

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Personal Existence

Remnants of the past
Haunting and exuding light
Goals achieved with ease

Dreaming seems like game
Energy glows from beyond
Thoughts manifest things 

Countless of options
Make random steps to succeed
Awareness goes through

Happiness comes vague
Exert efforts to flourish
Eternal repose

Exuberant mind
Inward attracts the same kind 

Copyright © marvin celestial | Year Posted 2015

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Mountain Climbing

I’m climbing  
Above the canyon…the sun
Hits  		the 		rocks

I ascend
As 	I 	take 	risk 	after 	risk

I’m climbing
I 	rely 	on 	my 	own 	strength
I’m doing FINE!

I descend
While	 I 	urgently 	hold 	on
For dear life…

Copyright © JW Earnings | Year Posted 2013