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Angela Yardy of Angela's Poems

CHRISTIAN POEMS

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The Unending Christmas Story

    This Christmas shape poem (In the shape of a Christmas tree) was purpose written to be used as a performance poem at the end of my rhyming Christmas nativity play “The Simplest Nativity Play Ever” 

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Easter: Just for me?

I have often heard the following questions.  In fact I have asked them myself………. What has Easter got to do with me? Why is it relevant? Why did Jesus have to die anyway? This poem is the answer to my own questioning.  I hope that it makes Easter more relevant to you too.  

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A Fresh Start

  This is one of many of my inspirational Christian poems.  Feel free to share it with someone who will find it an encouragement.   When you need a hope to cling to When your world is dull and grey When your life is wrapped in darkness And there’s no sign of the day…

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Striving for Success

    This free verse poem is full of word play, metaphors and strong verbs.  I usually prefer to write with rhyme and rhythm but this is one of those occasions when I felt that free verse would be better as it gave so much freedom to play with words that have two different meanings.

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A Topsy Turvy World

      This zany poem is full of all my imaginative wonderings about the world and how it was designed, and includes lots of alliteration.  Try redesigning the world yourself, and think through all of the consequences; it’s a fun exercise!

More Christian poems

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FUNNY / SILLY POEMS

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A Poem for the Teacher

  I wrote this poem on one of those occasions when I wanted to write a poem, but couldn’t think of anything to write about – so that became my topic!   I’ve got to write a poem, I don’t know what to say. The trouble is, my teacher wants it handing in today.

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A Royal Pardon

  This is the ultimate poem to demonstrate alliteration for kids with an enormous amount of alliteration and assonance in it, as well as the use of word play as a punchline.  It is part of a trilogy of poems which include consonance, language styles in performance poems, letter poems and word play.

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A Bitter Pill

      This is just a fun rhyme and rhythm story poem, including exaggeration for effect (hyperbole), with one word play phrase too.  It is based on a true scenario that anyone who has ever owned a tom cat will probably be able to relate to!    

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Mary and her Little Lamb

This alternative story of Mary and her little lamb includes the original simile and a new metaphor.  Other than that, is just a silly poem using the same rhyme and rhythm pattern, but telling an entirely different story with not quite the same pleasantries as the original nursery rhyme!

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A Poetic Nature Trail

A Poetic Nature Trail   This children’s poem is full of alliteration and word play, with some hyperbole (exaggeration for effect) and similes and metaphors.  The poem is deliberately written to be ‘performed’ by a teacher, as if on a nature trail, with the purpose of encouraging children that they could be undiscovered poets.

More funny/silly poems

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