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Original poetry for Children

Poetry for children: Our large assortment of poems for kids include evergreen classics as well as new poems on a variety of themes. You will find original juvenile poetry about trees, animals, parties, school, friendship and many more subjects. We have short poems, long poems, funny poems, inspirational poems, poems about environment, poems you can recite


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Play Nicely

Play Nicely

Play Nicely [Illustrations by D. K. Sharma (First published in NBT’s Bulletin, Sept-97)] The kids next door have everything you can think of and yet they love to come in

Flowering Bamboos

Flowering Bamboos

The huge bamboos, once bare, Are now covered with beautiful, pale white flowers, The yellow and green leaves, Of the bamboos looming in the vast sky, Make nature so beautiful and sweet. Behold the pointed, shiny leaves,

The Multicolour Earthworms

The Multicolour Earthworms

Red, green, yellow, mauve What’s happened these days to earthworms? Have they gone multicolour? There was a time when they were the colour of soil Only when they wriggled Could you make them out. Now giant sized, out of burrows

Kappu Tries Hard

Kappu Tries Hard

Kappu Maharaj, wake up fast The morning birds are chirping sweet “Unnn..nn..unn” said Kappu In a voice full of sleep Little Kappu sat on his pot But did not manage a single dot. When his mother asked “Are you done?

The Wonder Elephants

The Wonder Elephants

Ramu plays at football While Shyamu rings the bell They make the circus lively – We clap our hands and yell! Ramu is so clever And Shyamu is so free They’re the wonder elephants Whom people come to see.

Morning

Morning Wraps me softly In a blanket of grey Touches my eyelids With pale, cool fingers Sings in my ears A twittering sparrow Tugs at my arms Lifts me gently From my bed Saying Another day is here.

Little Black Dashes

Little Black Dashes

Little Black Dashes [Illustrations by Kusum Chamoli] Little black dashes On six legs each Walking very fast Where do they reach? One saved a friend Many ate a peach We’re clever sing the ants

Childhood

Is it funny Would it be strange To see a young girl Go dancing around the market place Or climb trees by the highway Or flick an orange from a cart Or sing to the silent nightingale

If

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too;

Tejasvi's Song

Tejasvi's Song

I’m going, I’m going on a safari Driving around in my big lorry Jungle animals I shall see As they live, quite naturally, Not behind the cages, tied Lions, elephants, zebras, birds. Moving together in their herds.

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