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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
Like a row of young soldiers, reciting the anthem
"Oh Say, Can You See?".. was a warbled contusion,
that could shatter...

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



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: 4th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Rhyme
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,
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: 4th grade, 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: 4th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member Christmas Holy Feelings
Santa Claus’s Elves were dancing and singing
Beautiful gifts they were aptly bringing.
Warm fireplace heated the workshop cozy.
Red poinsettia the Christmas posy.

Melodic singing as angels got...

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Categories: 4th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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,
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: 4th 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,
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,
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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 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: 4th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd 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: 4th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Snotty nose
Is this just a curse that follows me around?
For I’m only five years old, three feet off the ground,
Playing inside or out, I get the...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Luna moths in mid flight
Luna moths in mid flight
giving the world a sense of delight
they seem evermore bright

things will now be all right
I love the sense of air and...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Monorhyme
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: 4th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light Verse
One Poetic Night
It was a cold and brisk
February night I stepped outside
To take a short stroll to the dumpster.
The sky was clear, almost starless. 
Waves of muffled...

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Categories: 4th grade, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
An Angel's Teardrop
My lazy muse went wandering around
When fallen into my knees, I astound
A cute lady like a coloured teardrop
Fallen from heaven an angel's eye drop.

She sat...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Sonnet
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: 4th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Light Verse
and then A Flaming Pterodactyl Ate My Homework
It was our third-grade field trip to the Dinosaur Exhibit
We would be touring all the lands that dinosaurs inhibit
I remember the teacher saying “keep your...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member We All Have Some Kind Of Immortality
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,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member WIFE AND HUSBAND
How many winters,springs,and summers have I been yours? How many days:My Love have you've been mine?Time itself like a winged wind when it bends the...

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Categories: 4th grade, 11th grade, 1st 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: 4th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Acrostic
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,
Form: Free verse