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Best 4Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 4Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 4th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member 4th Grade Music Room
Under her guidance, we stood at attention
forming a row  for the national anthem
"Oh Say, Can You See?"...( familiar old words )
We would warble in...

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Categories: 4th grade, nostalgia, old, school, song,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Do You Need Some Pixie Dust
Laughing, dancing, having the time of her life,
Faerie Fun went from mushroom house to toadstool cottage,
Spreading joy,
Playing with everyone
In a kind and pleasant way.
There was...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
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, 4th 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, 4th grade,
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: 4th grade, 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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Big Hand Little Hand Long Hand Short Hand
When I was little I thought the older a person was, the more brain cells you grew.
Thus, older people are smarter than little people. 
That...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
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, 4th 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, 4th 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, 4th 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, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grudges do not Work for Me
I held a grudge 'til four o'clock
And then I watched TV.
Remembered it at nine.
It very much hurt me.

Took grudge to bed and nurtured it.
Next to...

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Categories: 4th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ghost Fun
ghost cameras
	recording spirits.
			Sure….

ghost riders
        	galloping entities
			okay….

ghost dancers
	shaking their booties
			What booties?
...

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Categories: 10th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Light Verse
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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Acrostic
We all will have some kind of Immorality
We need to "Love" what we have "Got to be",so that we can have "Immorality"! There is a "Fire inside of you and me"!!! The...

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Categories: 12th grade, 4th grade, addiction, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member I am a Bad Poet
So I have been told
by a drunk
does he own a pair of shoes?
has he ever walked in another's?
mean and grouchy
unkind to falling leaves
what dreams were...

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Categories: 4th grade, america, bird, child abuse,
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: 4th grade, 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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Quintain (English)
Second Row to the Board
          Second row to the board!

These words could not just be ignored
    ...

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Categories: 4th grade, 5th grade, memory, school,
Form: Rhyme
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, 4th grade,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Friends are My Family
My friends are my family.
Except....they like me, they adore me, they say nice things about me.
My friends understand that in a writer's life, sometimes I...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Town Kid
I am a town kid 
A white faced kid
A lonely kid

Face pressed up against the glass
Watching, listening to other kids playing 
Knowing my shoes and...

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Categories: 4th grade, angst, anxiety, betrayal, child
Form: Dramatic Monologue
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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thwarting the Bullies
Shelly said that Darlene said that
Tina said that you are an ignorant fool.
So?
Jinny said that Zinna was rolling her eyes at you.
Farina said you have...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Grandma Attacks Great Whites
I was swimming in the ocean enjoying it so much
I back floated and relaxed with my cousins Mat and Hutch
All of a sudden Mat broke...

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Categories: 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Light Verse