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Child Poems | Examples of Child Poetry

Child Poems - Examples of all types of child poetry to share and This list of child poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Adults often write about children and remember with fascination their childhood. Thee poetic works focus on children and the things unique to them including nursery rhymes, funny lyrics, and rhyming child poems. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of child poetry. This list of poetic works about and for a child is an excellent resource for examples of how to write child poems.

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Premium Member Cleaning
There was a little girl I knew Whose smile so brightly grew She listened to her Mom and Dad Was always good and never bad Once, she cleaned the oven interior But, soon was feeling quite inferior Her scrubbing and rubbing...Read More
Categories: child, cute, funny, humor,
Form: Couplet

Take off the false hair Take off the makeup Take off the false eyelashes Take off the fake clothes Take off the jewelry Take off the fake lips Take off the fake hips Take off the fake breast Now, You are Beautiful...Read More
Categories: child, abuse, america, beautiful, birth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Saudade Receiving
"The Saudade Receiving" Alate Epiphany God is a Child Innocent Protected Untouched Reverent Purity Pillaged Hurt Heart Broken Trust Angered All forgiving Guarding Children of Parents of Children Saudade Light Love Us (LadyLabyrinth / 2020) 432hz - Carbon Based Lifeforms adj. Alate Saudade 432hz ...Read More
Categories: child, faith, humanity, i
Form: Free verse
helping out
I cleaned the house with an octopus I mopped the floors with a squid I turned around and realised, exactly what I did the kitchen floor was covered with slimy blue black ink the heating on it started to kick up...Read More
Categories: animal, child, funny, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Child is no longer a child when is chewing a chain Chain cannot be chew if child is still a child What can tickle a child to laughter can’t stroke a cat to sleep Cat still likes stroke ...Read More
Categories: child,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Toddler Laughs in a Subway Car
A toddler laughs in a subway car. Teens do not look up. They may have toddlers at home. Old lady smiles. That’s me. Mom of toddler tries to get him to shush. His laugh comes out as a squeal...Read More
Categories: child,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Rainbow Robin
rainbow robin flashing her feathers lightly reminds me of god...Read More
Categories: bird, child,
Form: Haiku
Plague of our times - Ziket
cruel heart ready for a ride another child bride 20-November-2020...Read More
Categories: child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Mi Just A Tell Yuh
“I am a man” What’s that really? Having sex with several women Beating a woman senseless He doesn’t cry because it's pointless He doesn’t communicate because it’s a female thing Mi just a ask Because that’s all I know a man to...Read More
Categories: child, family, international, men,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Dreams of Childhood
"How sweet to the heart are the scenes of my childhood" Samuel Woodworth, 1785-1842 standing on the window of my friend’s house, we let childhood imaginations...Read More
Categories: child, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Terza Rima
When you arrived from the East Into God's country, running from the beasts I noticed your distant fire The following, prowling wolves grew tired I rode with heals of thunder Shielding you away from their hunger Fierce is this cowgirl -...Read More
Categories: child abuse, childhood, christian,
Form: Free verse
Smelt Like venom from a lover Laugh A bond A missile Face My joy My demise Him My life My end She's dead...Read More
Categories: addiction, child abuse, dark,
Form: Free verse
party of two
Party of these two always walk by my doorstep They always hold hand and talk whatever nonsense I always see them in sync, theirs mind and body seem the same to me As if they are single light...Read More
Categories: baby, best friend, child,
Form: Rhyme
There Will Be Peace: preview
Growing increasingly exhausted with repackaging the same message Growing increasingly exhausted with never seeming to come down from the ledge There’s no formal way to express the concept, with all the things it suggests Truly I think...Read More
Categories: anxiety, child, childhood, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Firefly Memories
"How sweet to the heart are the scenes of my childhood" ...Read More
Categories: child, childhood, feelings, poetry,
Form: Terza Rima

Specific Types of Child Poems

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