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Talking Nonsense

Night fell
With a crash
And a bang
And a wallop.
It was hard
To sleep
With all that noise…
She drew the curtains,
(With an HB pencil) 47 more words


Message from a Refugee

Another message poem from me:

Message from a Refugee

After the bombing
all are dead
all is gone

and I walk 171 more words

National Poetry Day

Trees by Joyce Kilmer (Children's Poem)

Background/ Origin:

“Trees” by American poet Joyce Kilmer is a kind of lyric poem.

Kilmer wrote it in February 1913, and it was first published in… 159 more words

Joyce Kilmer's Poem Trees

Let’s go Higher


I lift my wings.

I spread them wide.

From mountain peaks I reach the sky…


Fly eagle Fly !!


It’s just me. My kite and I. 59 more words


Osip Mandelstam: The Egg

Osip Mandelstam
The Egg

The egg was telling off the hen.
You hatched me crooked and askew,
The way you laid me was wrong.
The days you brooded me were few. 36 more words


Becoming You

Each day you are a bit more you,
And do things that you want to do,
No longer shackled by Mum’s ties,
As you grow, so you realise, 89 more words


Michael Rosen’s A to Z (Puffin 2009)- A Kid Lit Review

Subtitled “The Best Children’s Poetry From Agard To Zephaniah” and with a foreword and selections by Michael Rosen you know you are in safe hands.  Rosen’s “ 1,069 more words