Category: Poems for Children

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“Don’t get too near that mule!” Gramps said, “He might look like he’s kind of dumb, But if you get too close to him, He’ll kick you to Kingdomcome!” That old mule didn’t look so mean, In fact, I thought he looked real nice… So I just strolled right up to him, Ignoring my grandpa’s […]

My First A

I thought I’d get a “C” Instead I got an ”A” Now I’ve got the giggles I don’t know what to say. It’s such a lovely thing I’ll hold my “A” up high I’ll float away with it And ride it to the sky. I know what Dad will say, “If A’s are so much […]

Sister’s Room

I saw my mother Disappear. Now she’s been gone Almost a year. We had all tried To make her stop, When she went in With broom and mop. So we all know What caused her doom. She’s lost somewhere In sister’s room.

Forced Rhyme

Teacher made me write a poem She said I had to make it rhyme. She gives me hard stuff all the time I wrote, “I think I’ll never see A grade as pretty as a B.” She wrote, “You’re right, you got a D!”

Stupid Kite

I would not fly my kite Because it might get lost. One whole month’s allowance Is what my new kite cost. Bubba said to fly it. “Don’t be a stupid clown. ‘Cause whatever goes up, Always has to come down.” So I flew it today, Up so high you can’t see. Stuck up there forever […]