Valentine's Day Poems for Kids
Here are some great poems for kids to enjoy on this happy day.
To a Baby Boy
Who I am I shall not say, But I send you this bouquet With this query, baby mine: "Will you be my valentine?" See these roses blushing blue, Very like your eyes of hue; While these violets are the red Of your cheeks. It can be said Ne'er before was babe like you. And I think it is quite true No one e'er before to-day Sent so wondrous a bouquet As these posies aforesaid-- Roses blue and violets red! Sweet, repay me sweets for sweets-- 'Tis your lover who entreats! Smile upon me, baby mine-- Be my little valentine! by Eugene Field
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Roses are Red
Roses are Red Violets are Blue Carnations are Sweet And so are you. And so are they That send you this And when we meet We'll have a kiss. Author Unknown
To-morrow is St. Valentine's Day
To-morrow is Saint Valentine's Day All in the morning betime, And I a maid at your windo To be your Valentine. by William Shakespeare from Hamlet, Act IV, Scene 5
Valentine, O, Valentine, I'll be your love and you'll be mine. We'll care for each other, rain or fine, and in 90 years we'll be 99. by Ian Serraillier
Love is like a Cabbage
My love is like a cabbage Divided into two, The leaves I give to others, The heart I give to you. Author Unknown
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An Angry Valentine
If you won't be my Valentine I'll scream, I'll yell, I'll bite. I'll cry aloud, I'll start to whine If you won't be my Valentine. I'll frown and fret, I'll mope and pine, and It will serve you right --- If you won't be my Valentine I'll scream, I'll Yell, I'll Bite! by Myra Cohn Livingston
Plenty of Love
Plenty of love, Tons of kisses, Hope some day, To be your Mrs. Author Unknown
You may not "carrot" all for me The way I care for you. You may "turnip" your nose When I plead with you But if your "heart" should "beet" with mine Forever "lettuce" hope There is no reason in the world Why we two "Cantaloupe." Author Unknown
The Kangaroo's Courtship
"Oh will you be my wallaby?" Asked Mr. Kangaroo. "For we could find so very many Jumping things to do. I have a pocket two feet wide And deep inside, My dear, you'd ride--- Oh, come and be my bouncing bride, My Valentine, my side-by-side I am in love with you." by Jane Yolen
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He Sent His Love a Valentine
He sent his love a Valentine; His love did not reply. We never dare to care to sign These things, I wonder why. by David McCord
If all the whole world's taxicabs Came running to my call, I'd park right by your door and honk In the handsomest cab of all. We'd drive to Spain, Maine or Spokane! Could anything be sweeter Than ticking off a million miles Upon a metal meter? by X. J. Kennedy