Category: Poems for Children

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First is Not Always Best

We raced out to the old tire swing, It had hung there through the summer. For him to beat me for first swing, Had really been a bummer. But when he jumped into the swing, I laughed so hard I could have cried. A swarm of wasps had found the tire And built their paper […]

Law of Gravity

“You can’t slide up a slide,” My grandma said to me, “Cause it’s against the law; The Law of Gravity.” I fell right off the top, Right down by my grandma. I learned a real good lesson. It hurts to break the Law!

Boys Only

We let no girls in our clubhouse, We let no girls come in at all. We tell no girls our club secrets, We’ll never let them play baseball. We made our rules, “No girls allowed.” And that’s the way it’s always been! ‘Cause if we let the girls play ball, What would we do if […]


I bought a pair of rabbits ‘Cause I thought it would be fun. It was in about a month, I discovered what I’d done. Well it made my father mad And it caused my mom to cry. Seems the rabbits that I bought Sure knew how to multiply. If they are so good at math, […]

A Snail at the Zoo

I saw a snail On a log at the zoo, Traveling quite slowly As all snails do. I think that I Would be slow too, If I had to carry My house to the zoo.