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Best 5Th Grade Poems

Below are the all-time best 5Th Grade poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of 5th grade poems written by PoetrySoup members


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: 5th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member My Girl
Secretly, I watch the neighbors, 
From my well-advantaged location.
Mrs. G. is complaining about her husband to Mrs. S.
No one's drama is ever as vivid as...

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Categories: 5th grade, 6th grade,
Form: Personification
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: 5th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet



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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As a Poet
As a poet
you have the right 
to remain silent.
If you give up that right.
Anything you say
can and will be used
in the court of public opinion.
You...

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Categories: 5th grade, freedom, imagination,
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: 5th grade, 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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Light 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: 5th grade, 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: 5th grade, 1st grade, 2nd 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: 5th grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Woods Enthuse Me
Woods enthuse me,
Bring me to a dancing state.
Lilt me, lift me, bring me back to my soul mother.
Bring me home, in pure joy and excitement.

I...

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Categories: 5th grade, 10th grade, 11th 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: 5th grade, 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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 10th grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member 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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Acrostic
Everlasting Love
Sweetheart, have you ever thought about how beautiful our relationship is?

I wonder if it is possible for couples to be like us
So open to each...

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Categories: 3rd grade, 5th grade,
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: 5th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Second Row To the Board
Second row to the board!

These words could not just be ignored
     I’m thinking but a vintage few
    ...

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Categories: 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Solemn Rose
In the breathing forest came memories of my youth,
Nothing more than happiness shadowed by the truth.
The rising sun pulchritudinous like the smile on her face,
Let...

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Categories: 5th grade, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Black Sheep's Bullying
Hard knuckles punch young boys--
    to drill batchmates with madness
where innocence lays bloodied, done--
      from a quickening...

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Categories: 5th grade, bullying,
Form: Dramatic Verse