Child Poems | Poetry about and for Children

Child Poems. Below are examples of poems about children. This list of child poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern 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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Best Laid Plans Keith Peterson Narrative adventure, car, child, family,
I HOPE YOU DANCE Paul Nairne Footle child, dance, fun, humor,
Premium Member Poem UNQUENCHABLE Line Gauthier Senryu appreciation, child, growing up,
Premium Member Poem THE THRILL Line Gauthier Senryu child, education, growing up,
Despair ENOCK SANG Verse care, child, courage, hope,
The sixth trumpet oops false alarm Robbie McClellan Narrative child, animal, cat, cheer up,
B28-P14-LOVES SECRET Jerry Wells Prose Poetry child, appreciation, fun, girl, growing
Cheeky monkey Alexander Seal Acrostic child,
A tickle from a spider Alexander Seal List child,
Make it Out Todd Aguilar Jr. Lyric abuse, child abuse, dark,
Premium Member Poem I'm Free PAT Adams Rhyme Royal child, humorous, word play,
Premium Member Poem WANT TO BE A CHILD OF GOD James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse appreciation, assonance, child, god,
Windmill Alexander Seal List adventure, child, fun,
A Mothers Pride Lucy Harley Rhyme birth, child, devotion, happiness,
Sunday evening Lucy Harley Free verse betrayal, child, family, father,
Happy family Lucy Harley Couplet blessing, child, devotion, family,
Premium Member Poem THANK YOU, LORD Giggles the Poet Brenda Keough Free verse child, abuse, betrayal, birth, courage,
Really Granddaughter Bette Bavington Rhyme adventure, care, child, education,
What Do You Say Bette Bavington Villanelle adventure, blessing, change, child,
The big puddle in the park Alexander Seal Haiku child, childhood, rain,
Splashzone Alexander Seal List child, childhood, children,
Premium Member Poem A Sweet Child's Untimely Death Robert Lindley Free verse child, dark, death, fate,
for HEATHER HEYER: LOVING PAINFUL TRUTHS IN UNITY Anil Deo Tristich child, america, animal, anti bullying,
A Letter to the Past Sheep Aneki I do not know? child, growing up,
First Born Audley Johnson Rhyme child, appreciation, baby, birth, blessing,
Premium Member Poem HEAVENLY CATS Kim Rodrigues Free verse animal, cat, child,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XLVIII and XLIX T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue allegory, caregiving, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem high horse Kim Rodrigues Haiku child, fun,
Grandad the superhero Andrew Pollard Rhyme 1st grade, child, grandfather,
One Child Lovie Divine Rhyme child, children, family, future,
The Man Who Puts Kids in Cages Rico Leffanta Limerick betrayal, bullying, child abuse,
Dirty Sheets Paige Reed Dramatic Verse abuse, betrayal, child abuse,
Nighttime Observations Jesse Rowe Senryu child, night, sleep,
Premium Member Poem Childhood Inequality In School Caren Krutsinger Narrative child, child abuse, children,
Premium Member Poem Foster Child Caren Krutsinger Free verse abuse, care, child, child
8 years old Anna Hopper Rhyme child, 2nd grade, growth, i
A letter to J K Rowling K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse child, evil, fantasy, freedom,
Premium Member Poem Summer Rispetto Andrea Dietrich Rispetto beautiful, child, summer,
Premium Member Poem THE DOG RETURNS Kim Rodrigues Haiku child,
A New born Manas Roy Blank verse child, daughter, farewell, father
sadness of mothers heart violet sunflower Dramatic Verse child, abuse, anti bullying, best
Premium Member Poem Swinging My Troubles Away Jo Daniel Rondeau blue, child, lonely,
Premium Member Poem Pity Patty Peddy Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative child abuse, dark, evil,
Senryu Raynolds Moseamedi Senryu child abuse,
Premium Member Poem He Said What James Study Limerick child, fun, giggle, god,
Love The Children John Nyhan Blank verse age, analogy, child, love,
STOP DISCRIMINATION JAQUIN MOKAYA Free verse anti bullying, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem The Bulldog Has Become A Mom William Masonis Curtal Sonnet child, confidence, family, for
Love found its way Joseph Babatunde Free verse child, angel, beauty, black love,
Premium Member Poem Kimo Therapy Paul Callus Kimo baby, child,
THE NAIL ON THE WALL simeon austin david pangu Imagism addiction, anxiety, child, conflict,
Premium Member Poem I Live Inside My Mothers Fears Gabrielle Jordan Free verse child, fear, life, mother,
Beautiful Damaged Butterfly Laycie Premoe Free verse abuse, child abuse, courage,
Beautiful Trapped Butterfly Laycie Premoe Free verse child abuse, courage, fear,
I Love You Already Baby Casarah Nance Rhyme child, mother, mother daughter, my
Premium Member Poem BABIES James Edward Lee Sr. Diamante baby, blessing, child,
Silver Glitter Eyeshadow Anthony Elle Free verse child, adventure, allah, appreciation, best
Pictures on the wall Robbie McClellan I do not know? beautiful, child, childhood, family,
Lay Diamond Vanne Joe Haiku child, family, father son,
LITTLE MAN Lyric Man Sonnet child, christian, confidence, conflict,
WE'LL BE WITH YOU Lyric Man Lyric absence, child, death, heartbreak,
For My Children Sam Kauffman Rhyme child, baby, birth, family, love,
Premium Member Poem FALLING DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE Vickie Thayer Rhyme abuse, child, evil, memory,
Give me Dawa Zangpo Blank verse child, africa, betrayal, black african
Premium Member Poem HE CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN JUST TO TAKE YOU HOME TJ Silba Free verse child, bereavement, cancer, courage, dad,
Premium Member Poem HUSH NOW Vickie Thayer Lyric abortion, child, loneliness, loss,
RECOGNITION susan stubbs Rhyme child abuse, daughter,
Premium Member Poem Waiting for you, my baby Pramod Rastogi Free verse baby, child, joy, love,
Premium Member Poem Child's View Deborah Vines Free verse child, inspiration,
I Disappear Lovie Divine Ode betrayal, child, cry, daughter,
Premium Member Poem Baby, Tonight I'll Sing A Lullaby For You Edward Ibeh Political Verse child, family, humanity, innocence,
Premium Member Poem OUR SECRET SYLVIA Coulstock Rhyme child, pets,
Premium Member Poem Double Up arthur vaso Free verse angel, beautiful, birth, child,
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WHEN YOUR ONLY CHILD LEAVES HOME barbara barry-nishanian Rhyme child, mother daughter, mother
Thana bernice jeanbaptiste ABC child, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Mother betty njie Bio child, appreciation, beauty, bible, care,
The road betty njie Verse child, absence, abuse, anxiety, art,
Good Man Anna Nomaly Quatrain child, corruption, depression, father,
Chat with stars Vasudha Shekhawat Lyric child, appreciation, art, beautiful, beauty,
Premium Member Poem SLIPPING Line Gauthier Senryu child, cinderella, fantasy, girl,
Grand Daughter Arrival, Praise the Lord Mike Toole Rhyme birth, celebration, child, funny,
Premium Member Poem No Give And Take Brenda Chiri Sonnet abuse, child abuse, girl,
Premium Member Poem Death of common sense liam mcdaid Free verse child, abortion, abuse, body, boy,
Tears On The Cradle Martins Deep Quatrain child, death, father daughter,
Premium Member Poem Failed Miserably K. T. Pearson Rhyme child, fun, funny, kid,
Premium Member Poem Never Say Never Caren Krutsinger Questionku child, children, parents, perspective,
Premium Member Poem Zero Tolerance carlos trevino Haiku america, child abuse, family,
Premium Member Poem FIRST Line Gauthier Haiku child, food, growing up,
Lemon lullaby Wendy Watson Lyric beauty, child, prayer,
Premium Member Poem The Traveling Back Itch K. T. Pearson Rhyme child, funny, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Dignity Declines Carol Connell Senryu age, care, child, love,
LOVE COMES NEAR Lyric Man Lyric angst, child, loneliness, lonely,
The Fear Ashley Domenech Rhyme child, death, fear, god, introspection,
New baby tiny treasure Kerry Ann Egling Rhyme child, 4th grade, baby, beautiful,
Still born Sue Sharples Prose Poetry my child,
Hush, My Little One, Sleep Awhile Alesia Leach Rhyme baby, child, dream, Lullaby,
Premium Member Poem Afflicted Kelly Hitchcock Lyric child, abuse, anger, angst, anxiety,
Things that don't let you sleep all night RUCHITA SHARMA Prose Poetry absence, child, deep,
Premium Member Poem KIMO THERAPY JAN ALLISON Kimo child, discrimination, inspirational love,
LadyBug Baby Love Megan Leasure Free verse child, baby, blessing, loss, my