When I was down beside the sea
A wooden spade they gave to me
To dig the sandy shore.
My holes were empty like a cup,
In every hole the sea came up,
Till it could come no more.
POEMS FOR KIDS WRITTEN BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Header illustration from Pixabay, with thanks
LET’S CHAT ABOUT THE POEM ~ IDEAS FOR TALKING WITH KIDS
1. What do you like to do when you go to the beach?