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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 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: 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
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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
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
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

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