Category Archives: Poetry for Children

A Bit of Poetry, in Honor of Dads, by Edgar Guest

“I take simple everyday things that happen to me and I figure it happens to a lot of other people and I make simple rhymes out of them.” –  Edgar Guest In honor of Father’s Day weekend, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Wanted: Poets, Dead or Alive?

Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. – “The Day is Done” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Recently my daughter … Continue reading

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Give ’em Watts, Parents! : Divine and Moral Songs for Children

Hymns and Spiritual Songs and Divine and Moral Songs for Children by Isaac Watts Alas! and did my Savior bleed?   And did my Sov’reign die, Would He devote that sacred head   For such a worm as I?   Was it … Continue reading

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