Category: Poems for Children

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My Dad’s the Best

You shouldn’t exaggerate About what your dad can do; That he wrestles alligators We all know just isn’t true. He can’t outrun a cheetah, He can’t whip a grizzly bear If he can wiggle both his ears Why would anybody care? My dad’s greater than your dad I don’t even have to lie When it […]

The Story of Collie Flower

Collie was a big white flower. She was beautiful but vain. She lived way back in the jungle Where there was lots of sun and rain. The white dress that nature gave her Had petals so big and bright. She wore it in the bright sunshine And folded it up neat at night. When others […]

Reject

They all made fun of my old hound, He wasn’t the smartest dog around. He couldn’t fetch and he couldn’t sit, But I was as proud of him as spit. He never would chase a truck or a car; He just didn’t care to run all that far. Exertion, to him, was never a habit; […]

Tennies

Now I can jump And I can fly. I can almost Reach to the sky. Ol’ Superman’s Not good as me, From gravity I’ve been set free. I know that I Can outrun Mike Even riding His brother’s bike. They must have cost Lots of pennies; Mommy bought me BRAND NEW TENNIES! When you read […]

Confused

They must think that I’m stupid, ‘Cause they treat me like I’m dumb. They always act real nervous When I ask where I came from. I asked how it could happen, I was born on my birthday? Mom told me she was busy And to go outside and play. It was in a hospital Where […]