Friday, October 9, 2009

Kids Write Too

I've been collecting poetry from kids that either I know or, after reading what they write, would love to know. Today I thought I'd share one of those with you. This is from my nephew and appeared in the local Yuba-Sutter Living.

I am from . . .

I am from candles
From Fabreeze and Windex
I am from the tan giant
That protects me from the rain
I am from the flower
the daisys
whose long gone limbs I remember as if they were my own.

I'm Christmas and Thanksgiving
from Pa and Grams
I'm from jokes and laughs
and from fun and gags.

I'm from Santa and the Boogie man
and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
I'm from Easter
I'm from Yuba City and Ireland
turkey and chicken
From my uncle skydiving
and breaking his leg
beach campfire
in my heart
and on the wall

Bearson Smith, age 11


  1. I have to get Bearson over here to read your comments. He'll be very pleased.

  2. Great poem! My favorite line: I'm from Santa and the Boogie man.


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