Poetry for modern children is a book written for today's children who don't only face challenges such as peer pressure etc., but children who also come across stereotypes in our modern society and fad diets and so on.
To regain self esteem and be proud of who they are and where they come from has been my aim in writing. There are other playful poems that children at a more younger age can read.
Respect the elderly young man
Respect the elderly young lady
One day your hair will be white as snow
Your memory unsettled as the clouds
Everything ages, as trees do grow
Do not giggle when they ask you to speak louder
Walk them across the street now and then
Help them read when they can’t
Exercise their memory count from one to ten
Never ever say you won’t
For all your days are numbered
Be friendly to the elderly
They have taken care of our earth
Looked after you since birth
They may sit under the sun
They may hide behind the book
Bring tea while they read
The future looks so far, yet it’s too near.
Love the elderly
One day we’ll be called the elderly too
Let’s love, as we would love to be loved