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Inspirational poems for kids to  encourage determination and self-belief 

Photograph for 'Be More You (Resolutions)' poem: a post-it not is nailed onto a price of wood - it reads, "Resolutions"

Be More You (Resolution)

Illustration for 'Birthday Suit' poem for kids : Children are proud of their bodies and feeling no body shame.

Birthday Suit

Photograph for 'Forget Your Flea' poem: a graffiti cat and fleas painted on a door.

Forget Your Flea

Illustration for "I Didn't Dare Go' poem for kids: an alien hides behind bedroom drawers looking hopefully at a pink planet out of the window. A sad cuddly toy and a wilting bunch of flowers sit on the window sill.

I Didn't Dare Go

Illustration for 'Letter To Haters' poem for kids : a young child fights the bullies wearing a boxing glove - a dream bruiser, a wish batterer and a hope splatterer.

Letter To Haters

Photo for "My Poetry Teachers" poem for kids: a hand holds a light bulb up to the sky

My Poetry Teachers

Photo for "Skipping Through The 80s" poem for kids: a white cat skips with a skipping rope

Skipping Through The 80s

Illustration for 'Squashtastic' Valentine poem for kids: a child is surrounded by lots of new admirers on a yellow bench.


Illustration for 'The Different Path' poem for kids: a child is surrounded by bullies who pick on them

The Different Path

Illustration for 'Where Do I Go Now?' poem for kids: a child remembers his mother's words: "Go on my child, go on."

Where Do I Go Now?

Photograph for 'Your Choice! Your Voice' poem for kids: a blue neon sign asks, "What is Your Story?"

Your Choice! Your Voice!

Photograph for 'Be Olympic!' poem for kids: an athletic starting line in track and field.

Be Olympic!

Illustration for 'Dreambeast' poem for kids: a child is amazed as his dreams take flight in space and time.


Illustration for 'I Did Not Choose' poem for kids : a smiling face stands out from the crowd as the crowd fade into the distance.

I Did Not Choose

Illustration for 'If I Were Me' poem for kids: an old man stares in the mirror and the child he was, stares back at him.

If I Were Me

Illustration for 'Letting Go' poem for kids : A cartoon child is letting go of a pink, heart-shaped balloon. The child's face is reflected in the balloon.

Letting Go

Photograph for 'Mother Said' poem for kids: a child runs free.

Mother Said

Illustration for 'Say I Fail?' poem for kids: a child with a seed in his head that grows into belief, symbolised by a tree full of trophies.

Say I Fail?

A smiley face on a yellow ball

Super Smile

Illustration for 'Way to Win' poem for kids: a child looks down at his shoes which shuffle like nervous beetles

Way To Win

Photograph for 'Write A Line' poem for kids: A sign on a window saying, "YOUR IDEAS MATTER. Write them down."

Write A Line

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