Kate Williams is a published poet, writing both for children and for adults. Her children's poems are written for publication, and for use in her school workshops. Her adult poetry is chiefly for performance.
You will find poems for all ages, topics and moods in her collection here.
She has contributed to numerous national and international anthologies for youngsters, one of ... more »
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kate williams Poems
Last week, a new boy came in the door. He'd gone to a different school before. He didn't join in - just sat on the floor, So we
Jaguars and Jaguars
People think I have four wheels, And another one, too, to sit behind. They think I go Brmm, Brmm! Toot, toot!
Decisions in the Food Hall
Three for two! Four for three! Ten per cent extra! One extra free!
Hippos And Haikus
A rhinoceros Fits neatly in a haiku But a hippopot...
'Turn right at the junction - RIGHT, I say! ' (Can't you see, I've chosen a different way?) 'Humph! ... Re-calculating! ' says she.
Suddenly it's bean time! Yes, we've got beans: Fresh beans, green beans, Long, wiggly lean beans,
There once was a swimmer called John Who swam with no swimming trunks on. They were on to begin - until he dived in - A bad start to his triathlon.
Pound Pound Pound Pound
Tiny gift-wrap bow Lifting Drifting Lifting
Haiku On A Hidewinder
Fishes Tiny, shiny Flashing, dashing, diving Glimpses of ocean mystery
Haunted by the Hungry
By Seaside Trees (Haiku)
Can I hear the sea Rushing, or the trees hushing? Or waves in the trees?
Houses Over Hills
Doorways arching, Front steps marching, Eyes in every window.
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(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
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Last week, a new boy came in the door.
He'd gone to a different school before.
He didn't join in - just sat on the floor,
Made some space
And found him a place
And told him our names
And taught him our games
And clapped when he won
And laughed at his fun
And now he's not new anymore.