Category Archives: Children’s Poetry

School Shoes

SCHOOL SHOES Shiny shoes Skip off to catch the bus, Ready to roll To school Monday morning.   Scuffed shoes Shuffle their way home, Ready to collapse On the couch Friday afternoon.   kpeterson   August 2013   Yes?  Didn’t you … Continue reading

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Long Live Decahedrons!

This is not my usual sort of post, but it’s STAR testing time here in the great state of California.  The highlight of every school year… Not so much. Accountability is good, and assessments are a necessary part of education, … Continue reading

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Little Seed

Little seed, little seed, What, oh what, do you need?   “I will need some sowing, Before I start my growing.   I’ll also need some rich dark soil, For that is where my roots will toil.   Then I’ll … Continue reading

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Little Tree

For the Little Readers of the world, my nephews Tomas and Samuel in particular, who love all things silly and hearing a story from Pop.  I hope this accomplishes both. Find a little one to read to today, and wonder with … Continue reading

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