Category: Poems for Children

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The Wart On Grandpa’s Knee

There is a wart on Grandpa’s knee. It has been there since half past three And it is there for all to see, The little wart on Grandpa’s knee. When folks walk by they point with glee. “There is a wart on Grandpa’s knee. Or maybe it’s a little flea And not a wart on […]


It’s time to tell you nightie-night, No more tales and lullabies. Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite. Sandman will win, no use to fight, So hug my neck and close your eyes. It’s time to tell you nightie-night. It’s time for me to dim your light. Now dream of chocolate cake and pies. […]

Birdie Geek

I wish that I could fly up high Like a birdie in the sky. But Mommy said if I had wings, I’d just be bumping into things. I’d need no shoes with birdie feet And I think that Would be real neat. But Sister said a birdie beak, Would make me look just like a […]

Who Was That Woman?

She came riding a white Mustang, And quickly tossed a charging bull. She twisted both its horns around, And gave its stupid tail a pull. She stopped the rain before it had A chance to get us soaking wet. She kissed a booboo on my knee Before I’d even time to fret. She stopped the […]

Alphabet Soup

Mom gave me a bowl of soup That had a bunch of letters. So I spelled out FRENCH POODLES And then spelled IRISH SETTERS. Next I spelled FINNISH LAPHOUND, Then even though it was hard, Spelled MEXICAN CHIHUAHUA And then I spelled SAINT BERNARD. But when I spelled out HOUSE CAT The dogs all tried […]