childrens poetry

Nostalgia-inducing poetry inspired by our earliest favorites; from Dr. Seuss to Mother Goose, children’s poetry is all grown up.

Monique Star19 days ago
Brief Absence to a Baby
Walking Pillow is on the couch. She uses a big stick to put on Elmo. She's squishy and warm, I don't know if I want to leave it and play Or stay and nap. Wait, what's this? I'm floating to the playpen...
Brandi Espy21 days ago
Teara Trubble
Teara Trubble was an awkard soul. She loved video games and being alone. She wore braids in her hair, silver and gold. All the secrets from the video games, she never told. Teara's friend, Ellie, want...
Rowan Finley23 days ago
Something Great
One, two, three... I want to be… Something great when I grow old, Then I'll be so bold, But can't I be great even right now? Does anyone really know how? Little people can have big ideas too. I think ...
Rowan Finleya month ago
"I Is A Crazy Chicken"
I looked down at my darling little girl one day, just waiting to hear the words she would say. "Are you my little princess?" I asked her. "No! I is a crazy chicken!" she exclaimed with wild eyes. What...
Susan Fehillya month ago
Sammy the Fish
There was a fish, his name was Sam. His family came from the Hoover Dam. Once he was a little bitty guppy, just like a dog starts out as a puppy. When Sammy swims, Sammy sways with a swish. Cuz that's...
Rowan Finleya month ago
There Once Was a Lion Named Andy-Dandy
There once was a lion named Andy-Dandy He was very good at working with tools He was a Handy-Andy-Dandy Lion There once was a lion named Andy-Dandy He was a little tipsy so he was quite sandy from fal...
Monique Stara month ago
The Eyes of a Fanguin
Fanguin. A strange word for some. It means being the fan of a show That is a strange show to some: Penguins of Madagascar! To me, being a fanguin is not just liking the show. Being a fanguin is being ...
Megan Merrill2 months ago
My Earliest Memory
My mother and I were in the formal living of our house at the time. A house I don't even remember now. All the walls were painted white, but looked gray because the blinds were shut, the room was shad...
Fabiola Reyes2 months ago
For the Girl You Are and the Woman You Will Be:
The first time I saw you, my world stopped. I'm not kidding; all the gravity that surrounded me disappeared and I turned into a balloon that stayed tied to the depths of your eyes. You turned into the...
Alana Boyles3 months ago
To Lose One's Keys
You know Alexander, The one who had a terrible, horrible, No good, very bad day? Yeah, that’s me. My daughter’s favorite bedtime story. I’ve misplaced my keys, Again. It’s not like I’m going to a job ...
r. nuñez3 months ago
The Calico Cat
The calico cat from across the street Tramps round on the drive, like he wants to meet; The ole alley dog comes bounding away. “Hey, calico cat, ya ready to play?” The calico cat does a little switch;...
Yasmina Sea4 months ago
Three Holiday Riddles to Stump Your Friends and Family!
1. I am big, warm, and fluffy, but I don't live in a zoo. My fur is famous, and people like to feed me, too. I live in the cold, and logically I'm very old. Feel free to have faith in me, till you're ...
Parenting
Blessed are the children who have caring parents, 'Cos parents are not less than God for them, Children come in this world as tiny saplings, To be nurtured with care and love, Their little growing ste...
Jenny Chi5 months ago
Little Billy
Little Billy was a dreamer. He dreamt that one day he would be really tall. You see, Little Billy was 12 years old and he was only 2 feet tall. But that never stopped him from dreaming. One day Little...
David Devine5 months ago
The One and Only Red Gerard
The one and only Red Gerard learned to fly in his own backyard. On a course his brothers built, where they pulled him up the hill. Where on his snowboard down he’d go as he flew across the snow! Where...
H.L. Dowless6 months ago
When I Lay Down in My Sleepy Bed
When I lay down in my sleepy bed, my mom tucks me in with a kiss on my head. Before I lay down to sleep, my mom and I pray and I close my eyes hard with ne'er a peep, when I lay down in my sleepy bed!...
Rosa Leon F6 months ago
Made in the Sky
Cora was a beauty dream Who cannot come true God decided to take my angel When my heart was of love full. What can I do with all my love If my angel is not here? She's so gorgeous, she's so little, Sh...
Rosa Leon F6 months ago
Nana the Little Goat
I have a little goat, Nana is her name, She rubs every morning Like she is burning in flames. It's difficult to follow her She cannot be stopped! She moves all around She runs until the top! “Nana, co...