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Best Children Poems

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

Premium Member To My Children
Drive mindfully, dear children, as you traverse hurdled highways of life,
Cognizant that adjacent to an oasis of joy, lies a desert brooding strife;
Assume charge of...

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Categories: children, encouraging, family, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Tranquility
Oh little one, how soon you'll be
In turbulence of puberty.
I will hold tight your days of youth 
And share with you my honest truth 


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Categories: children, god, granddaughter, grandmother,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Poem For My Algebra Teacher
I know I promised
 no more ‘Make you Cry Poems’
I said I'd never write another 
‘Wipe your eye poem’

 And for three years 
I tried...

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Categories: children, 6th grade, abuse, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
A Concrete Snowman

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Categories: children, fun, snow, winter,
Form: Concrete

Premium Member If Only My Wish Would Come True
Images of children dwelling in developing world
In plight of poverty~~ some two billion strong,
Fly a flag of existence, waving distress unfurled,
Crooning mournful song: is this...

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Categories: children, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Miracle On Ford Street
St Anthony's orphanage was founded some thirty years ago
For homeless and orphaned children, by a priest Father Angelo
Every child was made welcome; race and religion...

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Categories: care, children, christmas, prayer,
Form: Narrative
Screaming At the Sky
Screaming at the Sky
Mothers screaming mournfully at a deaf sky
holding their heads helplessly as they cry
pitiful tears for innocent, defenseless children slaughtered
in fatal cross...

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Categories: children, drug, grief, hurt,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Your Child's Eyes
The innocence lost so long ago
The undying faith we used to know
The gentle rain of a summer's skies
You can find it all in your child's...

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Categories: children, world, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Little Giants
The child is a poet with innocent eyes
		And a bumpity A-B-C rhyme,
		A dancer whose feet with the rhythm of life
		Move in jubilant one-two-three time.

		The child...

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Categories: children, happiness, innocence,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member When I Hold Your Hand
When I hold your hand, happily you trek along 
Because you trust me to know where I'm going.
Listening to my stories, you hold my sight...

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Categories: care, children, parents,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Mustard Seed
The mustard seed 

a wild mustard seed took flight 
carried aloft in gathering light 
over thistle'd sage and poppies  
in countless colorful copies

as brash...

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Categories: children, earth, flower, nursery
Form: Couplet
What More Can We Do
Haunted by the death of dreams 
and slaughtering of innocence 
but too afraid to dig up the bones 
and examine our own mistakes, 
we bury...

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Categories: anger, children, death, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Moon's Guardian
only daughter
beautiful moon face
will his love eclipse mine...

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Categories: beauty, children,
Form: Questionku
A Little Snowflake
There once was a little snowflake
that was beautiful, cold and white
He was created up high within the clouds
during a storm one winters night

There were millions...

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Categories: beautiful, children, snow, weather,
Form: Ballad
You see hope when two kids share marbles between a volatile border.

Date: 16/06/2017...

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Categories: children, conflict, future, humanity,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member A Child's Good Night
At night the sun has gone to sleep
And crickets sing a tune.
The bullfrogs croak and creatures creep
Beneath the watching moon.

The masked raccoons and possums prowl

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Categories: children, dream, home, night,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wondrous Poems
Wondrous poems are melodies
Emancipated from live trees
Freed at last from trunk and limb
Freed at last to sing their hymn
Transplanted in the hearts they've torn
Transplanted by...

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Categories: children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Morris the Thesaurus Tortoise
Ocie the Ocelot liked words a lot!
As a tot, words like dot and trot hit the spot
Then, getting older, the folder on her shoulder grew...

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Categories: children, humor, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Littlest Snowman
He scooped and he packed
He rolled me good and round,
When all was done, I stood there
Only three feet off the ground

I had wondered why...
Why did...

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Categories: boy, brother, children, kid,
Form: Rhyme
Newton's Law
I was inattentive in Science class one day
When the teacher at random looked my way
I didn't look up, I wouldn't dare
There's no escaping that intense...

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Categories: children, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Everyday Is Beautiful
Everyday is beautiful, son,
and no that's not being optimistic.
You're here - you're alive - with one more day on your plate.
That's just being realistic.

Tuesdays are...

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Categories: appreciation, cheer up, children,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Halloween's Headless Horseman
One Halloween night when I was five
Rain pelted city streets, we stayed inside

Dad lit the Jack-o-lantern candle
Told us the tale of a famous vandal

One “Headless...

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Categories: childhood, children, dad, halloween,
Form: Dramatic Verse
A Disney Tale
You say you're Cinderella,
Or would you like to be. 
Does this mean that you've found, 
Your Prince charming in me? 

You also say you're Jasmine,

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Categories: adventure, devotion, children, happiness,
Form: I do not know?
The Flight of Bebo
Bebo was a bird
who could not fly
He kept flapping his wings 
'cause he knew he must try

There were two other birds 
that were laughing at...

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Categories: bird, children, flying, fun,
Form: Ballad