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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: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th 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, 7th 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, 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: 5th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Thanksgiving
23 years old,
Old enough to drink wine,
Old enough to drive a car,
Yet still, she sits at the kids' table,

She decides to get away,
Stay away from...

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© Flora Mack  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 5th grade, autumn, emo, poetry, thanksgiving
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: 5th 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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 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: 5th grade, 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: 5th grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Daydreaming in Class
You will need a terrific setting.  The suck up kids are nodding. 
Make sure that your character is interesting. 
She says this in a...

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Categories: 5th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative
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: 10th grade, 11th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free 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: 5th grade, 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: 5th 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: 5th grade, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Acrostic
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, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
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, arabic, assonance,
Form: Free verse
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: 5th grade, 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
My Best Friend The Lion
You were always my best friend,..
Even if we didnt see each other as much as we did
Ever sense the day we met in 5th grade
I...

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Categories: 5th grade, absence, best friend, heartbroken, love, missing
Form: Epitaph
The Child
Each mother hope lies
In its child born to fly
And touch the ambition sky
Flapping the wings of success with each try.

As charm of each child is...

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Categories: 5th grade, baby, bird, child, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member His Beautiful Answer To Her Proposal
Hold on. Stop a second before you do the deed.
I have to have a mouse house, and I have to have a steed.
I have to...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Light Verse