English poetry

Poems in English

Picture Puzzle Piece

One picture puzzle piece Lyin’ on the sidewalk, One picture puzzle piece Soakin’ in the rain. It might be a […]

Danny O'Dare

Danny O’Dare, the dancin’ bear, Ran away from the County Fair, Ran right up to my back stair And thought […]

Where the Sidewalk Ends

There is a place where the sidewalk ends And before the street begins, And there the grass grows soft and […]


Last night, while I lay thinking here, Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long […]

The Meehoo with an Exactlywatt

Knock knock! Who’s there? Me! Me who? That’s right! What’s right? Meehoo! That’s what I want to know! What’s what […]

The Toucan

Tell me who can Catch a toucan? Lou can. Just how few can Ride the toucan? Two can. What kind […]

A Boy Named Sue

Well, my daddy left home when I was three, And he didn’t leave much to Ma and me, Just this […]

God's Wheel

GOD says to me with a kind Of smile, “Hey how would you like To be God awhile And steer […]

One Inch Tall

If you were only one inch tall, you’d ride a worm to school. The teardrop of a crying ant would […]

Forgotten Language

Once I spoke the language of the flowers, Once I understood each word the caterpillar said, Once I smiled in […]


Birds are flyin’ south for winter. Here’s the Weird-Bird headin’ north, Wings a-flappin’, beak a-chatterin’, Cold head bobbin’ back ‘n’ […]

Cloony The Clown

I’ll tell you the story of Cloony the Clown Who worked in a circus that came through town. His shoes […]

It's Dark in Here

I am writing these poems From inside a lion, And it’s rather dark in here. So please excuse the handwriting […]

Boa Constrictor

Oh, I’m being eaten By a boa constrictor, A boa constrictor, A boa constrictor, I’m being eaten by a boa […]

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