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Categories: 3rd grade, beach, christian, for kids, health,
Dangerous bullying
by Amelia Josephie
Words Words
Bitch and whore
The girl runs away
she slams the door
she takes a knife
and cuts her skin
remembering how screwed up her life has been
she leans to...

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Categories: for kids, mother, mother
O mama, O my mom
by sadashivan nair
Said an aged woman
"My son is lucky,
Got a job in little town;
Never mind my loneliness,
My son should rise,
Live good life;"
After some weeks and months, 
Son...

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Categories: animal, art, cat, cute, for kids, friend, funny,
Cat Lady Shadow Cat Looking for his Friends, Polecat, Copycat, Bobcat, Wildcat, Allie-Cat and Tomcat
by rick Cox
Shadow-Cat = Cat Afraid oF the Dark needs Teddy-Bear-Cat 
Polecat = a pole dancer Cat-House 
Copycat = looks like you do Carbon Copy House-Cat

Bobcat =...

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Categories: for kids, hurt, i
THEY JUST DONT KNOW
by Mary Jane Randall
THEY COULD NEVER IMAGINE 
WHAT I HAVE TO GO THROUGH 
THE DEPTH OF MY PAIN 
AND THE DISABILITIES TOO

THEY COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND 
HOW I STRUGGLE...

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Categories: for kids,
Rules at the Table
by Kitty Lou

Napkin on lap
Sit up straight
Finish everything 
On your plate
Quietly chew
Do not burp
Sip the soup
Never slurp
Do not talk
While you eat
Little bites
Cut your meat
Never ever 
Play with...

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Categories: adventure, december, first love, for kids, life, satire,
While Daydreaming About Timepiece Inventors one o clock
by matthew harris
Who knows whence the measurement 
of time came about, though this chap 
proposes the following general happen
stance. Perhaps psalm body named Judas 
Priest arranged to...

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Categories: for kids, funny, hilarious,
Beer
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
If you want things 
to go really well with Mom, 
tell her first thing in the morning,
"I'm not going to school 
until you get me...

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Categories: addiction, art, child, children, for kids, games,
LEGO - Building Block of a Child Mind
by Pradipta Roy Choudhury
They are the building blocks of the child mind,
Sets science of creativity beyond the edge of grind,
For a few the ‘minifigures’ are a collector’s item,
But...

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Categories: for kids, girl, nursery
Just for fun
by george seal
    A team were given a task.               ...

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Categories: christmas, family, fantasy, for for kids, grandparents, holiday,
A Christmas Scene
by Johnny Martinez
Off to grandmother’s cottage we go,
past snow covered pines all in a row,
to a cozy home with old fashion charm,
standing beside it the red painted...

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Categories: fantasy, for children, for kids, funny, humorous,
Premium MemberI'm Loving It
by Emile Pinet
They said it couldn’t be done
so I thought it might be fun.
And though it seemed but a dream
l soon assembled my team.

I took my time...

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Categories: adventure, age, brother, for kids, fun, nostalgia,
After dinner childhood parlor game
by matthew harris
let me take thee dear reader rabbit alas and alack 
on an imaginary carpet ride whisk king ye dis family back 
rheumy eyes started to...

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Categories: childhood, dad, discrimination, for kids, mother, sad
Mai to abhi bachcha hu
by Abhishek Gautam
Mai to abhi bachha hu...
Thoda akl ka kachha hu..
Pr Sidha sadha sachha hu..
duniya me ghumunga..
Aasman ko chuumunga..apni uuchi khwahish se manjilo ko chhu lunga...
Achhi sachhi...

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Categories: childhood, dad, discrimination, for kids, mother, sad
Mai to abhi bachcha hu
by Abhishek Gautam
Mai to abhi bachha hu...
Thoda akl ka kachha hu..
Pr Sidha sadha sachha hu..
duniya me ghumunga..
Aasman ko chuumunga..apni uuchi khwahish se manjilo ko chhu lunga...
Achhi sachhi...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, betrayal, fate, for kids, friendship,
Hanging with Hays
by Adeleke Adeite
Empty eyes,
tired of teardrops...
They croon of ages long gone
when chaotic deeds were done...
Empty skies...
deprived of dewdrops...
they cry of seasons unknown
when chaotic seeds were sown.
Empty arms,
waiting...

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Categories: for kids,
TRAPS
by CASMIR OBIERO
I love sleep
But
I don’t love dreams
When my heavy eyes
I close to doze,
To dream not I pray
For dreams are traps.

I don’t love dreams
Not at all
Last night...

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Categories: for kids,
Premium MemberJolly Rancher
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Jolly Rancher by James Edward Lee Sr.

Sugar-sugar-sweet
dyes-food coloring-sweet-sweet
hard pellet sweet drops

12/04/17...

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Categories: celebration, christmas, family, fantasy, for kids, holiday, imagery,
Premium MemberGood Tidings And Cheer
by Emile Pinet
Christmas brings good tidings and cheer
neighbors greet neighbors with a smile
and folks are friendly for awhile. 

It's a magical time of year
when snowflakes tumble from...

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Categories: age, baby, beauty, birth, for kids, growth, heart,
It is Time
by Shenny Hartady
It's Time

Years passed
My baby has grown up
From a todler
To a young man

He always be with me
Play with me
Learn things with me
Until we become best friends

But...

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Categories: for kids, fun, snow,
Premium MemberRUDOLPH'S STUCK IN TRAFFIC
by JAN ALLISON
Snowflakes are falling, it's late on Christmas Eve
Poor Rudolph’s sleigh is stuck fast in the snow
It’s gridlock on the roads and Rudolph can’t leave
The traffic...

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Categories: abortion, christian, faith, for kids, god, jesus,
Premium MemberDear Brothers and Sisters
by Jacqueline R. Mendoza
Hello
Jacqueline R. Mendoza
Filipino, 38 years of age
Got disabled on October 11, 1999
Was diagnosed on 2013
With Depression Mental illness
Last February 2012, saw a vision
A curly blond...

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Categories: for kids, funny, humorous,
Miggy the Piggy
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
You're a little piggy
Thick and round and stout
Little curly tail
Little piggy snout.

Miggy you're my piggy
My pink flower bud
Always getting dirty
Rolling in the mud.

You're a pretty...

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Categories: anxiety, candy, celebration, fantasy, for kids, holiday,
Premium MemberHalloween II
by Marilyn Williams
I can't wait for the Goulies to come out tonight.
It's fun for the children to dress up in great costumes and scare
all the people who...

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Categories: for kids, home, how
I have a place
by Sarah Symer
I have a place where I call home
I have a place where the buffalo roam
I have a place where the cat sleeps
I have a place...

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Categories: anti bullying, discrimination, encouraging, for kids, humanity, inspiration,
Premium MemberBullying through eyes of a child
by Melissa Tracy
11/07/17
My child came home from school today
Unlike every other day, she didn't want to play
She looked deep in thought and sat quiet for a while
I...

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Categories: for kids, life,
REAL LIFE
by Mick Talbot
 Laughter, fun, joy for all the world!
 Not just holiday time, forever and ever!
 When kids can play, mum, dad too!
 From fear, much-needed...

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Categories: for kids,
Childhood
by Grace Freedson
A child stumbles
sundrunk
to the top of a rock.
"I am King of the Hill!"
he says.
I wonder how many others
stood on that rock
to claim it as their...

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Categories: boy, education, for him, for kids, son, sun,
How to be a better son
by Xuefeng Pan
I told my son
What parents dream about?
He'd better open out.
Like the buds open the closed cycle
Enabling the son a sun
That opens the parents heart window
With...

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Categories: for kids, funny, humorous,
They call me the Boogie Man
by Edward Schmitz
They call me the Boogie Man

They call me the Boogie Man...cause, that's my name
I'll always be around to drive your kids insane

Nobody wants to have...

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Categories: for kids, halloween, holiday,
It's Halloween time
by Blic Echols
It's halloween time... 
 Adults and kids fill the street
 Just to get a sweet treat
 House after house ringing the doorbell
 It's a ghost,...

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Categories: children, destiny, emotions, for for kids, hope, imagery,
Broken Water Faucet
by Susan Krauter
Broken Water Faucet
©2017by Susie Krauter
A poem written for children to demonstrate personification

My cold silvery shiny metal 
handle no longer moves 
to the top of the...

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Categories: cat, crazy, dream, emotions, for kids, fun,
Pussy cat
by Sanskruti Shinde
Oh!!!Dear pussy cat
You  run after the poor rat
Visioning about your delicious meal
You forget about thy snatching skill
The rat is free from the threatening paw
And...

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Categories: for kids,
What child is this
by Kelvin David Akhabue
My childhood days reminds me of the think I could do as a child. 
Since I was the only child of my parents, I had...

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Categories: children, family, father, father for kids, love,
Father
by Blic Echols
Any boy can be a father
 its takes a man to be a dad
 to look after his son or his daughter
 and give them...

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Categories: addiction, autumn, candy, childhood, for kids, halloween,
Matthew Scott Harris Unmasks ha ha ha Halloween - part 2
by MATTHEW harris
frankly zapped after wildly oscillating
in tandem with seven bobble heads and ten French horns)
a devilish trumpeting event
by pre-Christian Celtic festival standards
with a “proto” Don twick...

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