EuroChild : Poetry Archive

Death of the Blackbird

By : Simon O’Neill
From : St Patrick’s NS, Ballinamuck (Co. Longford)

 

Its magnificent wings

Of black soaring beauty

Glided gently on the breeze

Of its sworn duty

It was as graceful as a swan

And the scene at… Continue reading

Winter

By : Michael O’Mahony
From : Scoil Mhuire NS, Schull (Co. Cork)

 

Winter is the children’s season

Snow and ice are the reason

Making snowballs, having fights

Staying outside until it’s night

Making snowmen tall and fat

On its… Continue reading

Argentina

By : Santiago Esco and Felipe Bonadeo

From : Sunflower School, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

Mi país Argentina

está en la madre americana

En mi país hay maravillas,

muchas, aquí y allá

como La Patagonia, el Culla,

los glaciares, las… Continue reading

Like the Beard of a Pig

Eoin Duggan
Ballinamuck NS (Co. Longford)

 

I’m barely noticed

In a small photo

In a big crowd

I’m barely visible

You could say

I wasn’t there

In a small photo

In a big crowd

But I feel big

I feel noticed.

Egiziane (Egyptians)

By : Caterina Harff
From : Istituto San Gregorio, Firenze (Italy)
 

Ieri l’altro per Firenze ero in giro ed ho visto in terra un papiro

Mi son chiesta che ci facesse, poi ho visto un gruppo di principesse:

erano… Continue reading

Mucha za Wolna w Ruchach (Flying Free)

By: Barbara Klaudel
From : I Społeczna Szkoła Podstawowa STO, Gdańsk (Poland)

Siedzi mucha na szybie,

A tu pająk na nią dybie

Mucha się zagapiła I życie utraciła

Smaczny to był obiadek

Choć z pająka był niejadek

Morał z tego taki:

Uważaj na pajęczaki.

Love (Cinquain)

By : Ena Tomas, Maja Krolo and Monika Klasic
From : OŠ Josipovac (Croatia)

 

Love

Romantic, sweet

Kissing, cuddling, dancing

I feel so crazy

Heart.

Lulet (Flowers)

By : Euxhen Hasanaj
From : Shkolla Kongresi i Lushnjës, Tirana (Albania)

 

Dola për shëtitje me prindërit e mi

Në parqet e livadhet e këtij qyteti

U gëzova shumë nga ajo që pashë

Cicërima zogjshmë ndiqnin plot gaz

U… Continue reading