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Best 2Nd Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 2Nd Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 2nd grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member that tiny spark of hope - POTW
"what is this strange place, we find ourselves in
trapped in the open, we are free within"

in the darkest realm of desperation,
we find love and some...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Child's Play
I played quietly sometimes
With crayons, books and pictures
Creating crafts that only a child
Could enjoy or imagine with 
Images of brilliant hues and hopes

I played silently...

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Categories: 2nd grade, appreciation, child,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Brody
Brody

I bought two new books for you today my sweet boy.
The Wizard of Oz and the Jungle book should bring joy.

I'm very proud of how...

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Categories: 2nd grade, books, boy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member He Was Once a Politician
That's not my elephant! my father said to me
Mine is pink with wings, funnily, he likes to eat spaghetti
I think I'll call him Ella, named...

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Categories: 2nd grade, father, life, political, sadfather,
Form: Quatrain
The Dancing Tree
Long long ago in a lonely lovely hill
When earth was young, handsome and green
Besides the meadow near the curly winding flow
There stood a tree proudly...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member I Had An Alien For Two Weeks
I had an alien for two weeks before I realized how unusual she was.
I wish I could be a mouse in the corner, I had...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Fox Was A Kit
A fox was a kit and a dog was once a puppy.
Don’t throw a fit, but a fish was never a guppy.
A horse was a...

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Categories: 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,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Seven Year Old's Enthusiasm
Excitement echoed
In my heart
First experience
Of being a part

Now looking back to
Those times, thoughts
Flood like the cold rain
And ties me in knots

Enthusiastically 
Grabbing the end
Of the...

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Categories: 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Power Of A Yawn
A yawn went through the shop that day, 
loudly and proudly, and I could not get away.
I watched it coming, flowing mouth to mouth,
first it...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eight
EIGHT


A deliberate surprise 
A shove from the back
while creating artwork 
in my second-grade class
Perhaps an ocean scene
A distant angry memory
of my eight-year-old 
consciousness


The broken waxy...

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Categories: 2nd grade, anti bullying,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jelly Fish Sandwiches
Jellyfish sandwiches delicately sliced.
Two or three on a plate, scrumptious and nice.
Eat them with pinkies, raised high and proud.
Please ignore the screaming; they are ridiculously...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Squirrels Paws On My Eyes
Squirrel’s friendly kisses,
Squirrel’s loving squeeze.
Squirrel’s touch just misses.
Squirrel, if you please!

We are playing surprise?
Squirrel’s paws on my eyes.
I am supposed to guess?
Up in this squirrel...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Heddy the Hummingbird Queen
Heddy, the eight-year-old hummingbird queen.
Often hiding out, rarely fully seen
Loves her hummingbirds more than the human race.
Her messy golden amber curls, rarely in place.

Her hazel...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
THOSE WHO ARE IN THE SON OF PERDITION
THERE ARE THOSE OF US WHO ARE "IN' 'THE SON OF GOD" WHO IS "IN",GOD "THE CREATOR" AND SENT US A SAVIOR,AS "CREATOR"!!!! THERE ARE...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Ballad
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,
Form: Acrostic
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,
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,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Feelings About My Food

Carrots for breakfast, carrots for lunch, Carrots for dinner, crunch, baby, crunch.
What are your immediate feelings about soup on a plate?
Vegetable and broccoli potato are...

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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mother Nature's Scolding
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Categories: 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DeBaRk
Art is a form of the universe
Miss guided bends over seeking lost maps
Only to pick up stabbed hearts

Praising soldiers of the sword
Mocking nurses, how absurd?
A...

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Categories: 2nd grade, art, character,
Form: Free verse
Why Caterpillars Do Not Wear Shoes
I watched a little caterpillar
walking up a tree
and wondered how 
that worm would look
if he were dressed like me.
I think his mother would complain
if she...

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Categories: 2nd grade, butterfly, change,
Form: Rhyme
Gods moral obligation
I may question your beliefs 
but my standard is not my own 

I can not trust my thoughts 
because my thoughts are not yet grown...

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Categories: 2nd grade,
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,
Form: Free verse