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Growing Up Poems
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How do you distill the intense, loving, maddening, crazy connection you have with your mom into a few sentences? Mother's Day poems can be sweet, silly, funny—or can even honor the relationship you have with a mother who is in heaven. Whether your relationship is a text-all-day one or you love each other from a distance, one of these Mother's Day poems from daughters is a great way to get at the heart of your bond. When you're a child she walks before you To set an example. When you're a teenager she walks behind you To be there should you need her.
Poems about Teenagers Coming of Age
Growing up is hard to do. The challenges that a child must deal with throughout the life cycle are overwhelming. Children must deal with physical, emotional and psychological changes as they grow. There is no manual for growing up. In western society there are so many options given to children that they often feel confused and lost. We are not doing our children a favor if we do not provide guidance to them.
Henry Vaughan was a Welsh Metaphysical Poet, although his name is not quite so familiar as, say, Andrew Marvell. This simple nine-line poem describes how the poet is filled with joy when he sees a rainbow, and how he hopes he will always keep that sense of enchantment with the natural world. This poem explores the wide-eyed innocence that a child has when they first look out on the world, which eventually gives way to a more jaded cynicism involving a lowering of expectations, especially towards our fellow human beings. It was written in , just after the end of WWII. Listen to Thomas read the whole poem here.
Who says poetry has to rhyme? Chris Harris — a writer and executive producer for How I Met Your Mother — had never written a poetry book or a children's book before, but he wanted to write something special for his own kids. It's a book that's completely unconcerned with the "rules" of poetry. I'm just no good at rhyming. It makes me feel so bad. I'm just no good at rhyming, And that's why I am blue The poems are silly and surprising and full of wackiness and wordplay.