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Acceptance a Children's Poetry Anthology

Acceptance a Children's Poetry Anthology

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Acceptance a Children's Poetry Anthology
Acceptance a Children's Poetry Anthology

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Leon Basin
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Also By Leon Basin: A Closed Window of Truth Digesting Current Events Through: Similes, Metaphors and the Abstract

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Going to the Zoo Going to the Zoo Is favorite among children Going to the Zoo Is great and wonderful Going to the Zoo Is seeing animals alike Going to the Zoo Is seeing different animals Going to the Zoo Has never been such fun before

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Dancing Baby Dance little baby Dance around Dance little baby Dance around Do not be afraid Of a mothers touch Dance around The Christmas tree Let the mother sing you a song So, continue dancing Because you belong In this world We will call your home Dance little baby Dance around Dance little baby Dance around Your mother’s touch is a sacred love So, continue dancing And never stop Continue dancing And never stop You are everything To the mother And That everything around You Is love

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My Bed I wake up And want to go back To Sleep I cannot wake up Because I am weak From playing outside In the summer My mother Wakes me up I go back to sleep again My father wakes me up I go back to sleep again My Father says get up! My Mother says get up! But I say “Can’t I just go back” “To my bed?” “And get some sleep” I am a child With children’s needs So Let me Go Back to My Bed Where I will dream Of summer days Where I played With the other kids Who are now sleeping In their beds

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Happy Thoughts I am happy Am I telling you the truth? I am happy I am yelling to you “Mom!” “Dad!” I am happy To be loved By you And I am happy That my thoughts are happy Too

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Little Something Little love of peace Little love of happiness Little things we all enjoy Beauty and Love Is All but a Lullaby That Was Sung To You Before You Went To Bed At Night

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The Day is Over The day is over That is true But love that is shared Between you And I Continues rising Like A wave Of passion Hidden In the words Untold To You

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Prayer Pray For all of the people who are love No disrespect To the ones that run Do not be afraid Put up the faith Do not turn your back And run away Pray While sitting on your bed at night Say a few words To God Let him know You love him Let him know How much you try To be the best that you can be Pray To the Almighty Because that’s love Do it because you want to Don’t Be Afraid Who tells you not too! Because After A day Is Done You will be walking free…

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Evening The day is passing So quickly It is scary sometimes Nevertheless, do not be afraid It’s all for the best

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Time to Rise Rise Child Do not be afraid Of the real life A life Full of Things You have not seen You just Might have Heard

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Beauty Beauty in the eyes of a beholder Teenage ways are always on parent’s shoulders Happy memories are yours to enjoy Sweet dreams darling Sing a song to lay you to bed Do not wake up until you dream A Beautiful Reality is what you have to escape It is difficult and hard to live here Son So, close your eyes and pretend you can fly Let your imagination run wild

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Imagine Imagine all the possibilities in this world Playing in the yard Singing songs until your hearts content Being held by your parents Is A Beauty of it’s own Sweetness pleasure On the tip of my mind Waiting to get out Waiting to get strong Continue imagining And Soon Child You Will Belong

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Endless Dreams Dreams Become what you dream of Pretty things In your dreams Scary dreams Of Monsters Wake up your parents To Save You From Them Once you get older The dreams will continue getting stronger Sooner Or Later You will be on your own Be Your Own Boss Then The Dreams will only get less stronger

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Things I want things Because I am a kid Candy Bars Sugary Lollipops Things Of imagination Things to help me grow up Toys That tickles my belly Sunshine Peeking into my window On A Christmas morning When I want many things I want them now So that I can Enjoy These Things To Hold these things But Nothing matters As Much as one thing That I have always wanted What is it? LOVE FROM MY PARENTS

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Toys Toys for Christmas Toys for summer Toys for anytime I wanna Play in my jungle gym Toys to put me back to sleep Toys to wake me up from sleep Toys to hold me from being bored Toys to hold me from laughter Toys to bring happiness into my little world Toys to cheer me up when I am feeling blue Toys to enjoy with another big kid Like Myself

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Lego’s with My Dad Lego’s with my dad Is what I do When times between us both needs to be shared I call upon my Lego set To rescue me Come Lego’s share the joy that I have when I play With you This sweet Lego toys Dad helps me as I try to put it all together Lego’s is a Father and son’s moment Until I get older I want to play with my Lego’s So I can spend time with my Dad What a precious moments we Shared Working together On my Lego’s and my Dad’s Lego’s Together

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Fun Never Stops Fun Does it stop? Not when I don’t want it too Fun at my house is always fun Cheers through the halls Smiles on my families’ faces Family night Is when the fun only begins Fun does it stop? Not in my home Fun never stops It only begins Every time it begins I do not want it to end Family is beautiful Fun is great Never Is true Because fun never ends

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A Day with My Parents In The Park Parents and I In The park Fun and laughter through the park is all you hear Birds chirping On The trees That look green Playground looks fun As my father swings my swing My mother looks mean She just wants my father to be careful when he swings Me In my swing I giggle and Snort When a bigger kid laughs I close my eyes And pretend I am flying I Yell “Father!” “Push me harder” “I want more speed” Father angrily disagrees “No, son!” “I will, not” “You might let go” “And fall down flat” Mother breaks a smile Because She knows My father is taking care of me What a day I had in the park Both parents by my side To cheer me up And swing me fast Is what I desired in my little life

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Sing Me a Song “Mother, please sing me a song” “To” “Put me to sleep” “Sing a song that will keep me sleepy” Mother brings her lips together And begins to sing “Sweety close your eyes and imagine beauty” “Imagine laughter’s and giggles in your dreams” “Precious melody of sweet” “Go to sleep my dear” “Close your eyes and sleep” “Angels watching over you” “God is with you” “Your father loves you very much” “I love you very much” “Your sister loves you too” “So, go to sleep my dear” “Sleep is good for kids like you” “Sleep gives your eyes a rest” “You have been awoken for quite sometime” “So” “Go to sleep my dear” “Don’t wake up until you are rested” “Let your body relax ” “Let your dreams be beautiful” “Because imagination is wonderful” “Sleep my dear” “Close your eyes” “Sleeping is important” “So don’t open your eyes back up” “Sleeping is beautiful” “Angels watching you” “Father and mother loving you” “And baby sister hugging you” “Sleep my dear sleep”

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Monsters under My Bed Monsters under my bed Scary and yellow They wake me up When I try to sleep They say my name out loud It is scary “Hold me mommy” “Do not let me sleep on my own” “I know I am big kid” “But I am scared of monsters under my bed” “Please mommy don’t let me sleep on my own” “Monsters are scary” “They might eat me” “Do not worry baby, there is no monsters under your bed” “I have checked in your closet and under your bed” “It’s just the sugar talking” “So go back to sleep” “And don’t be afraid”

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Enjoy Enjoy the beauty in this life Never deny the beauty in your eyes Sing a song to yourself In order to stay awake Enjoy the beauty in your mind Thoughts create opportunity in our life Pretty pictures and the light Shines bright

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Scary The world is a scary place full of Dragons Monsters And Beaming Lights Do not be afraid To go into this world Because Being scared is the least enjoyable of the two

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Memories Memories of my mother holding my head Swinging me like no one was there Beauty of her smile Never beamed so bright That Day I have not forgotten My memories of her Stay Deeply in my mind Memories of her Holding me tight Memories of her Singing me songs Memories of her Kissing me goodnight Memories of her Being by my side And now I am all grown And my mommy does not put me to bed

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Happy Thoughts Happy things are far and wide But when I am with my parent’s Things change I grin I scream I yell I whine I just want some attention From my cool mommy and daddy

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Snow Over the mountain On that tree top Snow lays flat White crispy sound when I walk on it Wrestling on it Falling on it Making snowballs with snow Tossing it at my Dad Just to get his attention He does not get mad He gets a grin Looks down Bends down Picks the snow up and puts it in his hand And throws it at me What he does not see Is that he missed me I giggle and I snort Because snow Is a way to connect with my Dad!

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I Want to Grow up I want to grow up And become a young man Be well liked And not obey any commands I know it is a fantasy in my mind But I want to grow up It is what I desire most No more teasing No more going to bed early No more changed diapers And no more fights More time to play And more time to eat More time to dance And more time to sing More time to be A grown man

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I Do Not Want To Grow Up I do not Want To grow up I enjoy being young And small It is fun And it’s definitely worth More sleep More games Less homework And More food It is the truest pleasure to be young So I Do Not Want To Grow Up

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Stop Teasing Me Stop the teasing Stop the hate Stop the fate “I dislike you!” “Well I dislike you too!” “Well, that is fine” “I do not want to be teased” “Stop it!” Or! “I will tell my mom and dad” “Doesn’t matter” “I am going to continue” “If you don’t give me your lunch money” “No!” “Stop Teasing Me!” And “I will” “Not stop” “Teasing you back!”

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Just Being Being a kid is wonderful Being a kid is cool Being a kid is freedom Being a kid is expression Being a kid is love Being a kid is enjoyment Being a kid is beauty Being a kid is way more fun than being an adult

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I Wanna Be I wanna be A Kid On T.V. A Kid in a movie A kid on T.V. I want to be me No one else But me I just want to relax Play with my Lego’s And giggle With my cool friends Is it too much to ask for?

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Pretty Toys Pretty toys All stacked in little rows All kinds of toys Many of them I’m a spoiled little kid I do not mind one bit Because It is fun having so many toys Stacked into little rows

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Pretty Horses Pretty horses skipping to the beat Pretty little beauties Looking so beautiful They are so pretty So Fast I would love to ride one Without mommy and daddy I want to be a grown up kid I want to be a cool kid I want to be the coolest kid The Coolest kid On The Block

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Tall People People are so tall I am so scared of them I am so small A Toddler A Sleeping kid I love to sleep And dream of myself to being tall one day I desire my fantasy most Being tall is beautiful I want to be tall Like the other people who are tall

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So Cool Kids are so cool in my school I want to be cool too I am jealous of the cool kids I do not think I am cool I want to be so cool That people want to hang with me I want them to like me I want to be cool just like the kids at my school

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Excited I am so excited I am going to be a third grader, Yay! I am so happy because I am growing up Quickly my mom tells me Fast my dad repeats after mommy I do not know if I am excited to be grown I suppose it’s great knowing that I have matured Since the first grade

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Different Grades Tears of joy and laughter Hit the pavement From memories my parents and I shared The first grade When they took me to school Second grade When I laughed Third grade When I yelled for my parents not to leave Fourth grade When my parents smiled Fifth grade When I remembered my first day Like it was yesterday

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Playing My Game I am playing games with my friends Like Tag Hide and Seek It’s fun It’s exciting It’s nerve racking I enjoy being outside I love playing games I love playing my type of games Tag Hide and Seek Jump Rope And Basketball It’s what I have done since First grade

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Girls Have Cooties “Girls have cooties!” My friend said “Around our neighborhood all the girls do” He screams And stomps his feet “I say no, you lie!” He says “I am serious!” “Girls” “Have” “Cooties” “It’s the truth!” “Ask your mom and dad” “I wont” “I say” He says “Fine!” “You can ask mine!”

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United I want to unite The Beautiful Rose petals No Crying tears of pain Just laughter Is the game The truth will set you free Once we unite in unity Let’s hold hands and sing Around the campfire we skip Happy as can be Today we will not think of drama Today we will think of laughter Today we will fill the youngsters With only happy thoughts

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We Hope We hope to God He blesses you We hope that you feel our love Hun, our love runs deep for you Like water fall runs We hope we see you make it We hope to see you grow We hope that you will not forget That We love you dearly We hope you see the truth In this negative world We hope you ignore the negativity We hope you love the doubters We hope you feel the love for fallen souls We hope you love The beauty in this world We hope you enjoy your life on this earth We hope and pray to GOD Each And Passing day He guides you on a path intended for you To Become Something Great

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The Pride The pride beams Like crazy machines Insane dreams Beautiful scenery Wonderful smiles Visual pictures of the world Beauty is everywhere Just Take A Peak

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Another Prayer Another prayer for the world Another love for all Spread out through laughter’s No tears Of pain Nothing to gain To strife To fight for love To fight for freedom To share with our children The beauty this world possesses The inner missing puzzle Messed up by the wars We need to continue Helping one another, each day GOD has blessed us To share the message with youngsters The hands of his light And beauty he shares is bright Let us share this love with others the same way

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True Pleasures True pleasure shines deep in my heart True involvement has been there from the start I hope to share the beauty that this world posses With children of all natures Children of all nationalities Children of all beauties On this earth, we are one We are here to help one another be Something we know we can be Great, wonderful and free

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Honor Honor the freedom to sing Honor the freedom to be Honor the freedom to want Honor the freedom to help Honor the freedom to love Honor the freedom to care Honor the freedom to enjoy Honor the freedom to live Honor the freedom of unity

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Kicks and Teases Kicks and teases Is a game played Not without you But with only you Truest game that you never played You kick I Tease I tease You kick Passing the bouncing ball back and forth So, we can enjoy kicking and teasing Missing And hugging When you score a goal

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Laughing Laughing while we were watching T.V. Laughing while we sing let’s be free Laughing as we giggle and snort Laughing as we kiss and hug Laughing as we eat candy Laughing when Christmas comes Laughing when we are with our family Laughing in the morning Laughing in the afternoon Laughing all the way To the bedroom

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Wondering Wondering eyes Wondering smiles Wondering beauty In your eyes Smile Giggle And snort Laugh Run Around Laugh some more Before you are grown Do laugh some more

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One Last Goodbye One last goodbye Meant to share it with you Growing so quickly Being so grown Makes me cry sometimes I do not want you to leave Stay in this nest Please stay Do not go into the cold world alone You do belong In this world You called home Do not say your last goodbyes Visit us and do not leave far Do call And Write And write some more I miss you Our Last Goodbyes

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