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Travel: Poems for Kids

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June 12, 2017

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The following poems about vacations and travel are appropriate for young people.

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Passing through Albuquerque” by John Balaban
At dusk, the irrigation ditch…

Looking for The Gulf Motel” by Richard Blanco
The Gulf Motel with mermaid lampposts…
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Road Trip” by Kurt Brown
The new road runs along the old road. I can see it…
 
Vacation” by Rita Dove
I love the hour before takeoff…

A Journey” by Nikki Giovanni
It’s a journey… that I propose… I am not the guide…
 
A Boy and His Dad” by Edgar Guest
A boy and his dad on a fishing trip…

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles” by Sally Wen Mao
In Lijiang, the sign outside your hostel…

Travel” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
The railroad track is miles away…

The Unexplorer” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
There was a road ran past our house…

Window Seat: Providence to New York City” by Jacqueline Osherow
My sixteenth…

Window” by Carl Sandburg
Night from a railroad car window…
 
Always on the Train” by Ruth Stone
Writing poems about writing poems…
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Theories of Time and Space” by Natasha Trethewey
You can get there from here, though…
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Song of the Open Road” by Walt Whitman
Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road…


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