Children nowadays are engrossed with their phones, either playing games or watching YouTube and Tik Tok videos. But now we’re going to talk about Suha Haque, a talented young poet. A 9-year-old girl who is writing lovely poems at such a young age. Here’s a poem she wrote about the moon.
Shiny Bright Moon –
By Suha Haque
Shiny bright moon,
It comes so soon.
Stays up high,
In the Sky
Never Comes Down,
To the ground.
Oh, the moon, the moon, the moon, oh the moon.
The moon helps the darkness come to light,
And helps us come out of the big fright.
Humans need the moon for the Earth.
So the moon, the moon, the moon, the moon.
Oh, our moon.
Suha Haque, daughter of Shahida Haque and Amdadul Haque Somon is 9 years old and is studying in 3rd Grade in QSI international School, Dili.
Importance of poems
Poems convey the intensity of a writer’s existence. Poems have always surrounded us, since we were youngsters. We started out by singing Nursery Rhymes, which are little rhymes that we all know. Communication is vital to existence. So, poetry is very much about human interaction and communication. Life would be a protracted morality sermon without poetry. It allows young authors to vent and fantasize without judgment.
You may communicate your regrets, wishes, objectives and beliefs as a writer. In poetry, all emotions are expressed; it can be sorrowful or joyous, a song or scream, revelation or denial, acceptance or resistance, or all of these at once. Poetry exposes your views, ideas, and even mental process. People may begin to understand why you speak what you say, do what you do, or behave as you do.
Why teach poetry to children?
As your child learns to read, introduce them to a range of text styles. As educators, we want students to enjoy reading and learning. Learning to read is difficult, and the first books frequently lack that special ingredient. Poetry is unique. It contains that unique style that kids love, plus more!
Poetry can enhance children’s inherent curiosity. It enchants and amazes a youngster. Poems let youngsters create new worlds and adventures.
Poetry is fantastic to share with kids, but also to let them chose and read on their own. Poems make us smile and chuckle. Poems are wonderful to read! They inspire children to move to the beats they hear.
Teach poetry to kids or they will miss out. If they haven’t seen poetry before, they won’t pick it up. Break the barrier and tell them. Create a poetic bond!
Lastly, like Suha Haque, we should encourage children to express their creativity through the art of poetry. It allows you to freely express yourself and unlike other methods of writing there aren’t as many limitations.