Beginnings: Poems for Kids

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December 01, 2018

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The following poems about beginnings are appropriate for young people.

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blessing the boats” by Lucille Clifton
may the tide...
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To make a prairie (1755)” by Emily Dickinson
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee...

Religious Instructions for Young Casualties” by Sandra María Esteves
Believe in yourself...

The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood …

Remember” by Joy Harjo
Remember the sky you were born under…
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"Each year” by Dora Malech
I snap the twig to try to trap...

Next Time Ask More Questions” by Naomi Shihab Nye
Before jumping, remember...

Move” by Alicia Ostriker
Whether it's a turtle who drags herself...

At the Very Beginning” by Katie Peterson
When I named you I was on the verge...

Again, She Tells the First Story” by Barbara Jane Reyes
Once, when there was no light...

A House Called Tomorrow” by Alberto Ríos
You are not fifteen, or twelve, or seventeen...
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The Waking” by Theodore Roethke
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow...
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The Call of the Open” by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Which yet joined not scent to hue...

Song of the Open Road, I” by Walt Whitman
Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road...

The Year” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
What can be said in New Year rhymes...


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