Category: Poems for Children

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Head Hunter

Saturday night I lost my head When I had a terrible fight. I would have won the silly brawl But I completely lost my sight. I couldn’t hear just where he was And so he beat me black and blue. My ears were on my head, of course, It seems that I had lost them […]

Dad’s Cool

As I was dropping peanuts Along the path one day, I noticed that an elephant Had turned to come my way. He came into my yard And followed me inside; That’s when I found that elephants Are kind of hard to hide. Momma hit the ceiling, I thought that she would croak, But Dad just […]

Liver Is Better Than Worms

Judy made her usual threat When Momma brought out the liver. “I’d rather eat a big fat worm!” And her lip began to quiver. “I guess you mean a worm like this?” Said Daddy, holding up a worm. It was ugly, gross and slimy Judy watched it wiggle and squirm. Her momma said, “That’s not […]

Ears

That story of an elephant; I think it’s probably a lie, With ears that grew as big as wings So that the elephant could fly. I told Bob about the story, He always thinks that he’s so smart. He asked, “If big ears let you fly, Then just when do you plan to start?”

No-School Land

Last week I went to No-School Land. I thought that I would love it there Because they don’t have books to study And not one rule on what to wear. The land there is one long recess And full of other kids like me, Except that no one there can read Or even count as […]