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Children Poems

Children’s poems can be funny, inspirational, goofy and more. These are all types funny poems for kids or about kids and childhood. This poetry resource includes rhyming, classic, long, and short poems for children and many more fun categories. When reading and writing children's poems, age does not matter. You can be a child and write about stuff you enjoy, or you can be an adult and share your memorable childhood experiences. The key is to have fun and write about things that appeal to kids.

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Read wonderful children poetry on the following sub-topics: 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, animal, birthday, christmas, elementary school, family, friendship, funny, giggle, haiku, holiday, kindergarten, love, middle school, preschool, school, winter and more.

List of Children Poems

Note: The forms for these poems were selected by the poet. Often poems are assigned the wrong form. Please confirm the accuracy of the poetic form before referencing the poem.

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem A Little Kindness Never Hurts Connie Marcum Wong Rhyme caregiving, children, dedication, love,
Premium Member Poem Sneaky Jeja Tahira Parveen Free verse angel, children, god, gothic,
Wealth of Forty Years judith kerttula Rhyme children, life, parents,
POETRY SERENADES Lorna Malla Chant Royal blessing, children, christmas, girl,
A Christmas Scene Darlene De Beaulieu Free verse celebration, children, christmas,
The Child that I was Anoucheka Gangabissoon Free verse child, childhood, children, emo,
Premium Member Poem Missing Link Tahira Parveen Free verse allah, blessing, children, god,
WALKING TO AMERICA Marc Pallanes I do not know? children, america, appreciation, betrayal, child,
A VERY LONELY CHRISTMAS Marc Pallanes I do not know? child, children, christmas, december,
TWO WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Marc Pallanes I do not know? anxiety, child, children, christmas,

PRAISE THE CLAUS
by Marc Pallanes
Do you think Allah would like Santa 
Think he'd like to see an elf
Think he might find some joy in Santa
Think he might see ,a...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, appreciation, children, christian,

At The Workshop
by M. L. Kiser
Year ‘round at the pole;
Banging, clanging echoes ring;
Riding Winter’s winds.
Elves will hone their craft on toys
For children across the world.
...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, children, christmas, fairy,

Christmastime
by M. L. Kiser
Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and pumpkin, float on the air to my waiting nose.

Sounds of paper tearing while laughter echoes throughout each room, inundating my senses...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, children, christmas, family,

To My Children
by Timothy McGuire
To my children who I love more than the breath God gave me, 
and will love until in death that God will lay me.

Dad...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, love,

That Time Of Year
by M. L. Kiser
The elves were busy, packing up Santa’s red sleigh for his annual trip.
The year had been busy, as usual, for the residents of the North...

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Tritina | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, child, children, christmas,

God Made What
by M. L. Kiser
My mind broadsided by my great-nephews imagination
I heard…

“When God made “Spongebob”, we weren’t here.”

Curiosity, the controlling force that it is made me ask,
“Where were we?”

5-year...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, cute, fun, funny,

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Thankful for Children
by Nina Parmenter
On an enquiring little thumb...
A pepper seed teetered,
While a small voice repeated,
“Can we plant this one mum?”

In a hastily gathered pot...
We carefully tucked it,
And loved...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children,

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StoryListening Proposal
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I would like to hear and see
how and why you live.
when and where you prefer to die,

I would like to touch and taste
who and what...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, culture, earth, environment,

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Too Many Echoes
by Gregory R Barden

Too many echoes ...

Too many little voices that never got to giggle,
Too many stained hopes ... and sheets,
Wrapped around tiny bundles that came too soon.
Little...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bereavement, birth, children, grief,

Respect Your Elders
by Nick Trim
You need to learn the world's an adults place,
and you're just a child taking up space,
run your lip I could change your face,
you think you're...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children,

From St Nicholas
by John Steward
December’s the month all the children hold dear.
It’s getting close, the time it draws near.
You’ll peep out the curtain out through the window.
Awaiting the sleigh...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: blessing, children, christian, fantasy,

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My Father's Voice
by Phillip Garcia
On a dry summer day like this,
my three young daughters 
all gone to their three separate homes
with their three separate mothers,
the silence would be unbearable
in...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, children, confusion, father,

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Mecca
by Tahira Parveen

Mecca

If you see the vision of Arch Angel Abu Bukar


666,000000 billion
Meet Archangel Yeshau
Three time Present
Yeshau,  yeshau, Yeshau
Mecca
Meet the cube
respect your masters in life
Mine Abu...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, children, god, islamic,

A Moment To Myself
by Anna M Shepard
Eating ice cream outside
on a beautiful spring day
The dog sits at my feet
waiting to lick the bowl
A cat gently washes himself
under a nearby chair
Birds flying...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, children, flower, peace,

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WINTER WONDERLAND
by Line Gauthier


What a wonderful winter wonderland
Magical cover of glistening snow
More joyfulness than we can understand
What a magnificent breathtaking show
As deep awe bursts into the warmest glow
Such...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, children, fun, weather,

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We Girls
by Nina Parmenter
Each daisy’s a piece of the moon,
Strewn on the welcoming grass,
Waiting for fidgeting fingers to pass
And weave it in bangles and bows,
Those are not alleys,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, fun, giggle, girl,

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Feel Sorry For Me
by Bobby May
As I sit in this house all alone I think to myself where my love has gone, Instead of feeling sorry for me I think...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, death, depression, sad,

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The Ugly Americans
by Frank Sheehan
That's what we've become
The Ugly Americans
We allow our government
to strip infants and children
from their parents
and put them
into detention centers
some never to see
them again
How low can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, children, power,

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SORRY
by Line Gauthier


Our heart goes out to them
we want to help and
never ask for anything in return

So we dish out what we can 
and scrounge to find...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, anxiety, children, conflict,

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How to Explain Archangel Davids pain
by Tahira Parveen

How to Explain Archangel David’s pain.

Thou shall not receive any such benefits from me
Because you have no will to resist temptations
Because you are truly, truly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, christian, god, hope,