Category Archives: Poetry for Children

A Little Song

Little one, little one, Open your eyes—- A sun and a sun In fair brow skies. Happy one, happy one, Shining to see Me, the glad giant one Beaming to thee. Advertisements

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Swing and Swing! (a children’s poem)

Swing, and swing, and swing to the sky! And I, I rise ever up so high! Over houses, garages, and up over trees, Swing up, go straight; don’t bend your knees! Then down so fast, the world goes past! Then … Continue reading

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Pop

Dandelions grow for fun; They just love to pop. Now late spring days are on the run They never seem to stop. Pop, pop, pop pop pop! Wee suns in skies of green— And we the planets veering round, Drawn … Continue reading

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A Child’s Song

Up! butterfly, up! butterfly; Down! dragonfly, down! Bees zooming everywhere, Nuzzling the flowers there, Business as usual, Guzzlingly beautiful, Zeroed on musical “Buzz!” full! Heavy with pay again, Vooming away again! Mumbling and rumbling, And heading back home, Over the … Continue reading

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Away!

(Here is a poem for the very very young) Swing a little, Sway a little, Swing a little way; Aren’t we so glad to be swinging today? Talk a bit, Laugh a bit, Talk a bit more; Or be like … Continue reading

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Storm

The wind calls, The rain falls, The sorm is coming nearer. Black clouds crack, “Crack! Crack! Crack! Throwing their jagged spears.

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The Blue-Eyed Boy

A blue-eyed boy with yellow hair Is in my mind to stay; He’s running, shouting, everywhere, And making bright my day. He often goes on shopping sprees And buys up all in sight: Grapes, bananas, cookies, cheese, In imagination’s light. … Continue reading

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