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Best For Children Poems

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


Premium Member POETRY FOR CHILDREN - LOST
FOR CHILDREN – LOST

Kitty   kitty   
Chased by dogs
Hid inside a hollow log

When sun was down
Came kitty out
Kitty    kitty...

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Categories: for children, children,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I Wish I Was An Octopus
I wish I was an octopus,
Way down in the depths of the sea,
With suckers so comical, face diabolical,
Kooky as kooky can be!

Hurray! Hurray! I’d be...

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Categories: for children, animal, fun, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter's night

A long, long time ago on a cold winter’s night
Two hearts were broken the crest of...

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Categories: for children, fantasy, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Come Walk With Me
Come, walk through the beautiful forest with me, 
Enraptured by musical sounds of the wild, 
Where life dwells unhindered and gracefully free. 

For children of...

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Categories: for children, inspirational, nature, peace,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member The Tale Of Fairies


     A long, long time ago in the land of Fays,
     lived a forest nymph of beguiling...

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Categories: for children, fairy, children, joy,
Form: Narrative



Ohoo, little butterfly
Ohoo, little butterfly........
(Poem for children)

Ohoo little butterfly, what a beautiful sight of you
Flying so high and circling around the trees
Your wings are so beautiful with...

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Categories: for children, butterfly,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member BABIES UNBORN
I raise my voice and rage a fight
for little children trashed and thrown.
Sweet little coos and burps never heard,
the printed mittens never sewn.  

These...

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Categories: for children, childhood, children, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Praise of Doorsteps


I think of sunsets I have seen
throughout my many years
from doorsteps where in quiet thought
I've laughed and wiped my tears.

The doorstep is a thinking spot
a...

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Categories: for children, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Green- the colour of Spring

Green is made up of blue and  yellow
Renowned colour of spring you see
The sun and sky help things to grow
Brings out the blue/green in...

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Categories: for children, spring,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Summer


For children, summer is swing sets and slides,
ice cream or snow cones, carnival rides,
the school bell’s last ring as kids flee the school,
hot dogs at...

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Categories: for children, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FRILLY FILLY'S FAMOUS STORY
FILLY’S FAMOUS STORY   

Although I am pink, don’t ever think
That this filly is just frilly and silly,
For I am a thorough bred filly...

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Categories: for children, horse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blue Dinosaur
Little friend of mine,                     ...

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Categories: for children, animal, best friend, blue,
Form: Free verse
WHAT IS-TRUE MEANING FOR A CHRISTMAS TREE
Jesus is the Divine Reason for Glorious Christmas Season

I wondered.. What’s Christmas tree for?
What does a Tree have to do with Christmas anyways?
Why should we...

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© Star Light  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: for children, inspirational,
Form: I do not know?
The Mulberry Tree And Its Birds Part Two



A GIFT FOR EVERYONE 
ESPECIALLY 
FOR  CHILDREN
 


The Mulberry Tree & its Birds


IMPORTANT NOTE:
Now watch a short Video film made by me (placed on...

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Categories: for children, bird, tree,
Form: Epitaph
The Mulberry Tree And its Birds One of Two


A GIFT FOR EVERYONE 
ESPECIALLY 
FOR  CHILDREN
 

BASED ON  A TRUE STORY

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Now watch a short Video film made by me (placed on...

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Categories: for children, allegory, tree, , sweet
Form: Epitaph
Premium Member GIVING DECENCY A VOICE

In the dreary tune of a city's groan,
when streets escape the raging claws
of  haggard breaths, a line of stars blink
trading some warmth with human...

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Categories: for children, corruption, environment,
Form: Free verse
I am The Wind
I am the wind, I am the breeze
I can move really fast with nothing but ease

I can move any cloud while crossing the sky
I can...

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Categories: for children, child, childhood, children, fun,
Form: Rhyme
I'm Standing -(Anaphora)
I’m standing in the gap for children everywhere.
                 Wandering...

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Categories: for children, inspirational, uplifting, war, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Place Called Beautiful
Come Walk With Me


Come, walk through the beautiful forest with me—
Through nature’s own mystical, magical world
Where life dwells unhindered and gracefully free,
Where secrets of self...

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Categories: for children, imagery, inspirational, nature, peace,
Form: Pantoum
The Anatomy of a Horse
The Anatomy of a Horse (written for children)

Horse's feet have a hoof, the hard part which he can pound, 
back of this is his frog,...

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Categories: for children, horse, paris,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member DO ANGELS REALLY COME TO EARTH
Do angels really come to earth,
And sit beside me by the hearth;
And do they watch me through the night,
And keep me safe till morning's light?

Does...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: for children, family, me, child, me,
Form: Quatrain
Puppy Love at 55: Dedicated to Lady L
 Puppy Love at 55
When I am wise, I’ll turn to puppy love
With generous doses of truth and innocence, almost no shame …
“Her be my...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: for children, children, divorce, for her,
Form: Free verse
HOLIDAYS ARE
HOLIDAYS ARE...
     Times when families get together,
     it can be in Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter weather.

HOLIDAYS...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: for children, analogy, freedom, holiday, image,
Form: Couplet
Orgasm Of Sadness
images pour erratically
falling on eyelashes 
tears fueling my pen 
always the sadness 
finds me waiting 


wrenching emotion 
twisting my heart 
in a vice grip 
can't...

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Categories: for children, introspection, life, on writing
Form: Free verse
Wish To Believe
I humbly offer to you,
an explanation for the madness
I submit the George Costanza defense,
as the reason for things which make no sense
A lie is not...

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Categories: for children, culture, irony, satire, truth,
Form: Dramatic monologue