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Best Child Poems

Below are the all-time best Child poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of child poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member The Clouds
"HOLDING HIS HAND"

*The Voice*
God, can I hold your hand and follow you?

"Gods voice"
My child, it is I who will walk with you! You walked down...

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Categories: child, angel, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
Form: Narrative



Grandpa
 


The old man sat with eyes closed, dozing in his chair
Until a little voice he heard say “Grandpa, are you there”.

He gazed upon a...

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Categories: childhood, loss, sadold, child,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Humanity
If we don’t feel with our hearts, we don’t belong
If we don’t see as one, the world is wrong
Beyond the wars and the hate and...

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Categories: life, peoplechild, lost, child,
Form: Couplet
Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey
in the uncoloured tint of another everyday
amongst the spit polished waxed apples
tightly packed in burlap bags
they walked like minded
in their own burly wrap
oblivious to the...

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Categories: child, community, conflict, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member a balloon


a balloon
canary yellow
the sun on her leash



AP: 1st place, Honorable Mention 2020, Honorable Mention 2020

Submitted on June 26, 2020 for contest STRAND COMPLETELY NEW POETRY...

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Categories: child, color, imagination, sun,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member BASTARD
"All Children Are Beautiful"

His heart of white,   deep shallow wells,   -yet beautiful
He smirks with a grin,  an ego that won't...

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Categories: art, beauty, betrayal, child,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Love Sleeps, Never Dies
An old man
A Grumpy bitter old man
Bitter face
Red nose
Wrinkled beady eyes
Scruffy clothes his best attire

Life has not been kind
So his bitter words bite those around
He...

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Categories: angel, beauty, child, hope,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Tissue Box
like visitors from outer space
they came with tears, and lined the sidewalk
long in face, and arms embracing
some (I have no inkling) who
they were or why...

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Categories: child, cry, daughter, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Man
Old man


he lived over there
in a house of dreams
		                ...

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Categories: art, beautiful, child, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dream
Dream

My mirrored reflection silently speaks

You honor me with your vulnerability
Your scars of life
Your unhealed wounds of betrayal

Dream journals tattoo your body
Your open arms of desire...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, child, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LONGING FOR FATHER'S LOVE
I am not a father
nor I am a mother
I am just a daughter
that is growing better...

Father, you have been away
I truly wish you have stayed
Hugging...

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Categories: absence, care, child, dad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Hush of Christmas Past
Can you recall the hush of Christmas past?
Think back to when you were a little child,
excited Santa Claus would come at last,
too young to even...

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Categories: child, christmas,
Form: Sonnet
CARMEN
Can a child ever forget, how deep a mother’s love abides

All those days since birth, till now I’m grown she guides

Remembering her smile, so tender,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, dedication, love, mother
Form: Acrostic
A Mother's Envy and Pride
Lapis lazuli mines with wide blue eyes
bringing to mind precious stones and
caramel scones; innocent and wise -
Wondering, yet without surprise.

Staring down the universe, a challenge
in...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, child, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STILL WINTER
Dead Winter Stray~ By: Poet Destroyer

Nearby paces, Combatants lost under the cemetery walls,
“Blessed Men and Heavenly Remedy Women of Ages,”
Feelings of dance at the beginning...

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Categories: child, death, dance, beautiful, woman,
Form: Free verse
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Guardian Angel
Just a small girl, an innocent rose bud
lost in daydreams while she walked
home from school, for several blocks.

It was a fine, spring day in Berkeley
warm...

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Categories: angel, child, miracle,
Form: Rhyme
Moving On
I'm not selling a house, i'm leaving my home.
Happy times together, months spent alone.
Morning sickness, baby loss, labour and birth
Planting my seeds in good strong...

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Categories: child, emotions, family, garden,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Violin Notes Fall From Heaven No More

Her trembling twilight is dimming
with streaking purple tears
bruised by youthful years of bleeding pain
hurting but never hugged --
locked in the arms of atmosphere’s apathy
that smeared...

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Categories: child abuse, death, Lullaby,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Mourning

There it lies, forlorn and tragic,
     Christmas, mourning for its magic,
       Awaiting on an angel,...

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Categories: child, childhood, christmas, daughter,
Form: Rhyme
My Tiny Floret
Satin streaks of sun filter her golden ray
and with a glimpse of beauty float away

Tiny floret
precious floret
carry off my dreams
to bountiful fields of white
where innocence...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Darling Little One, You Carried Me
A hardened and disciplined man drove to the grocery store lost in thought, 
with setting of sun, the long day's work almost found it's end.
Hoisting...

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Categories: child, dad, daughter, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Train of Thought
Am I dreaming 
or have I dreamt myself awake
I can’t seem to discern 
between real and fake
What’s right 
What’s wrong
which direction 
should I take
Am I...

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Categories: allusion, anxiety, child, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Little Wishes
Little wishes on great big stars.
Daughter, I make a wishes for you.
Keep on growing and keep on smiling.
And I'll keep loving all that you do.

Little...

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Categories: child, growing up, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Mesmerized
I paint your beauty in my heart and mind  
in swirling strokes of wind squalls and light;
the youthful lift of limbs of early spring,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: child, love, mother daughter,
Form: Verse