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Best 1St Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 1St Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 1st grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 2
Thus we follow little Puff Puff brave and true,
For the Castle of Magic was within her view…
She will journey far under the skies of blue,
When...

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Categories: 1st grade, character, children,
Form: Rhyme



Milestones
It rained the first day
It rained the last
Tears fell each time
It’s moving too fast

So many days in between 
Victories and regrets
A painfully beautiful time
Another giant...

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Categories: 1st grade, graduation, growth, kindergarten, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I Was A Sitting Duck
I was a sitting duck when the tide came in.
No idea it would go past my chin.
I struggled and I flopped.
I bucked and I hopped.
It...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Witch and the Tiger
The witch and the tiger sat on opposite sides of the moon,
Starring at each other, wondering who would eat whom

The witch was cagey, wily and...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 1
In a wondrous world least never seen,
Hidden is the Lair of the Dragon Queen…
Protector of her Kingdom of jaded green,
Some would say she was rather...

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Categories: 1st grade, children, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Lickety Split
L ittle voices, rising in volume and pitch
I mploring teacher, begs all available aids to help pop 
C oats, hats, muffs, mitts, sweaters, gloves, socks,...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Acrostic
A letter
I wrote you a letter, 
and then another letter,
and another, and another,
until I wrote you a word. 

So I wrote you a word,
and then another...

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Categories: 1st grade, 7th grade, emo, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
My crazy creatures
MY CRAZY CREATURES

This rhyme's about creatures of various sorts.
Creatures with fangs, hairy bellies and warts.
They cause lots of mischief all day long.
Mum always blames me...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Farm Sense
Shotgun shells, fireworks, an empty casing,
Burnt gunpowder sensed with imagined smell,
Bring a smile as the mind begins onward racing,
Of times past and grand stories to...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Quintain (English)
Grandad the superhero
Grandad The Superhero

My grandad was a superhero,
You would not think it true,
For now he’s old and very slow,
And he only wears one shoe.

He used to...

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Categories: 1st grade, child, grandfather, grandparents, hero,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TEACH THE CHILDREN THE ALPHABET A Dedication to Child Advocate Poet Teacher Eve Roper
TEACH THE CHILDREN THE ALPHABET 
 A Dedication to Child Advocate Poet Teacher Eve Roper

It's up to us, the parents and other adults
What has happen...

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Categories: 1st grade, caregiving, children, inspirational, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Simple Hamburger If You Please
Sure.
Ketchup.
Pickle
Horseradish too.

Mayo 
Lettuce?
That’s up to you.

Are your patties thin or thick?
Can I gobble one down right quick?

A touch of butter
A slab of bacon.

Please put them...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
I'm your crazy wand
Forgetting you I'm not going anywhere now.
How will I stay away from you I'm your crazy wand.
Never mind,I am the only place of
my heart away...

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Categories: 1st grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: I do not know?
My hearts love
My wish is that you are my heart's love.
My happiness is only from your happiness.
More than you and no longer I love someone.
My wish is...

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Categories: 1st grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: I do not know?
The Night I Met Santa's Reindeer
Sit with me by the fireplace…
I have a story to tell….
Of when I met all of Santa’s reindeer,
And I got to know them well.
Dasher was...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Blank verse
I walk the night
         
Time for this girl to cuddle up bed..
But of course after two, I sleep like dead.

I...

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Categories: 1st grade, angel, anxiety, beauty, books,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Cat Ninette
Cat
Kitty
Licking now
Hairball. Hairball.
Move Yourself Quickly
Foul thing comes out.
Disgusting
Hairball.
Cat...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Ninette
Premium Member My Little Green Lizard
Today I caught a little green lizard
He was the best one I have ever seen.
I caught him in my lizard-catching net,
He was poised, confident, polite...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Somethingsaurus
Fossilized pieces past discovery’s brink
made some people
think, think, think,

of giant plant eaters in an artist’s sketch,
how their necks would
stretch, stretch, stretch.

Meat eaters hungry and looking...

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Categories: 1st grade, children, history, humorous, preschool,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Butterfly Tears on Being the Best

It was a beautiful flower-filled sunset!
Mother butterfly could not find her daughter.
Oh, she was distraught,lookin from garden 
to garden to find her before dark.

She found...

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Categories: 1st grade, butterfly, inspiration, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mistake Made Right
Some get things right the first time.
Most of us do not.
Mistake. Mistake.
A rubber cake.
Okay, it is not edible, but if we roll it into balls,...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
This world is a movie
This world is a movie,
and God is running it.
And in this film God has given
different characters, acting to everyone.
Someone made a hero has made
anyone super...

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Categories: 1st grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: ABC
THERAPEUTIC SMIDGEBURNER AND HER PRETTISOME GURU
In my special child’s room, delightfully cozy
There watches Smidgeburner, his ape stuffed toy, cuddly fuzzy
Alongside prettisome guru, chimpanzee Betzy
Donning a hat declaring “God does not...

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Categories: 1st grade, cheer up, child, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STORM'S SMILES
Do not be afraid

Of the storm, for when you see,

Lightning in the sky,

Turn your head up and smile, so

That Heaven takes your picture....

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Tanka
Melody though the air
Melody through the air
...............
Fly through the flowers than up to the tree 
Sit on the Branch the one facing me
Spread out your wings 
I’m ready...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Lyric