The Hippo Hop Dance
Poem about coming across the annual Hippo Hop Dance
The Girl Three Rows Ahead
A lovely poem about seeing a girl three rows ahead in school and wondering if you should say hello.
The Sleepless Moon
Peter tries to find out why the moon doesn’t sleep at night.
A funny poem about something called The Schmitchick. Can you figure out what it is? Leave a comment to guess.
Why Hippos Stay in Water
In case you were wondering why hippos always stay in water (perfectly understandable) then here is a poem that explains it.
Piper was afraid
Poem about a huge dog who never goes out because he is too afraid.
The Block Tower
A poem about the building of a tower cleverly reveals how the form of a poem can match its subject, in this case that patience and persistence matter.
We Landlubbers Sail the Sea
Poem about kids’ adventures sailing with a sailor called Ben
Micheleen Emmett O’Shea
A young girl’s chance encounter with a leprechaun leads her to understanding that there are many things in life better than gold!
A girl recounts her fond memories of beautiful hummingbirds in her grandmother’s garden and includes a poem entitled “The Hummingbird” paying tribute to them.
The Night After Christmas
In this poem also by Clement Clarke Moore, we hear about a different visitor on the night AFTER Christmas!
‘Twas the night before Christmas
The famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore about one Christmas eve and the arrival of you-know-who down the chimney.