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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
"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
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



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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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