Pirate Poems for Kids

Pirate Poems for Kids

Some famous pirates should children learn about

There are many famous pirates that children can learn about, but some of the most well-known and historically significant include:

  1. Blackbeard: Also known as Edward Teach, Blackbeard was a notorious pirate who terrorized the seas in the early 18th century. He was known for his long, wild beard and his fearsome reputation. He was killed in a battle with the British navy in 1718.
  2. William Kidd, also known as Captain Kidd: He was a pirate hunter who turned into a pirate himself. He was known for his ship the Adventure Galley and he was hanged for piracy in 1701
  3. Anne Bonny: She was a pirate of Irish descent, active in the Caribbean during the early 18th century. She was known for her fiery temper and her love of adventure.
  4. Henry Morgan: He was a Welsh pirate who was active in the Caribbean during the late 17th century. He was known for his daring raids and his leadership skills. He was eventually knighted by the British Crown for his service to the Crown
  5. Calico Jack: He was an English pirate, active in the Caribbean during the early 18th century. He was known for his distinctive calico clothing and for his association with female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read.

These are just a few examples of the many famous pirates who have sailed the seas throughout history. By learning about these pirates, children can gain a better understanding of the history of piracy and the impact it had on the world during the golden age of piracy.

Blackbeard

Blackbeard, Blackbeard, with a wild beard,
Sailing the seas, with his ship un-cleared.
He was feared by many, a pirate so bold,
With a reputation, that never grew old.

He sailed the seas in the Queen Anne's Revenge,
With a crew of pirates, in a quest for revenge.
He was known to light fuses in his beard,
And a smoke and fire, was always feared.

He plundered ships, with great speed,
And his name, was known far and wide indeed.
He was a master of the art of war,
And his ship was a sight that left sailors sore.

But his reign was short, and his fate was sealed,
In a battle with the navy, his ship was kneeled.
But his legend lives on, in song and tale,
Blackbeard, the pirate, who never failed.

So let's raise a glass, to the pirate of old,
Blackbeard, Blackbeard, a story to be told.
He sailed the seas, with a spirit so free,
And his name will live on, for eternity.

Captain Kidd

Captain Kidd, Captain Kidd,
A pirate hunter, turned pirate, no hid.
He sailed the seas, with his ship Adventure Galley,
In search of treasure, and a life less pale-y.

He was once a privateer, hunting down foes,
But the lure of treasure, soon changed his clothes.
He became a pirate, with a crew so bold,
And his name, soon became known, young and old.

He sailed the seas, in search of gold,
And his ship, was a sight, never to be told.
He plundered ships, with a fearless might,
And his name, was known, far and wide, alright.

But his fate was sealed, in the end,
Hanged for piracy, his life was at an end.
But his legacy lives on, in song and tale,
Captain Kidd, the pirate, who set sail.

So let's raise a glass, to Captain Kidd,
A pirate, whose story, is never to be hid.
He sailed the seas, in search of wealth and fame,
And his name, will live on, in pirate's game.

Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny, Anne Bonny,
A pirate of Irish descent, with a fiery temperament.
She sailed the seas, with a crew so bold,
In search of adventure, and treasure untold.

She was a fierce pirate, with a sword in hand,
She never shied away, from a fight on land.
She dressed as a man, to avoid detection,
And her name, became known, with great affection.

She sailed the seas, in the Caribbean,
With Calico Jack, as her captain.
She was known for her fierce temper,
And her love for adventure, that never would temper.

But her fate, was also sealed, like many,
Captured by the navy, her story, was any.
But her legacy lives on, in song and tale,
Anne Bonny, the pirate, who set sail.

So let's raise a glass, to Anne Bonny,
A pirate, whose story, is never to be gone.
She sailed the seas, with a spirit so free,
And her name will live on, in pirate's history.

Henry Morgan

Henry Morgan, Henry Morgan,
A Welsh pirate, with a heart of golden.
He sailed the seas, in search of fame,
With a crew, who followed, his every command.

He was a skilled navigator, and leader, no wonder,
He led many successful raids, with thunder.
He was feared by many, but also respected,
For his boldness and courage, never rejected.

He sailed the Caribbean, with great speed,
And his name, became known, far and wide indeed.
He plundered cities, with great might,
And his treasure, was always in sight.

But his fate, was not as a pirate,
Knighted by the crown, for his service, not a traitor.
But his legacy lives on, in song and tale,
Henry Morgan, the pirate, who set sail.

So let's raise a glass, to Henry Morgan,
A pirate, whose story, is never to be forgotten.
He sailed the seas, with a spirit so free,
And his name will live on, in pirate's history.

Calico Jack

Calico Jack, Calico Jack,
An English pirate, with a ship so black.
He sailed the seas, in search of fame,
With a crew, who followed, his every command.

He was known for his distinctive calico clothing,
And for his association, with Anne Bonny and Mary Read, no loathing.
He plundered ships, with great speed,
And his name, became known, far and wide indeed.

He sailed the Caribbean, with a flag so bold,
A skull and crossbones, his story to be told.
He was a daring pirate, with a fierce reputation,
But his fate was sealed, in capture, with no liberation.

But his legacy lives on, in song and tale,
Calico Jack, the pirate, who set sail.
So let's raise a glass, to Calico Jack,
A pirate, whose story, is never to be slack.
He sailed the seas, with a spirit so free,
And his name will live on, in pirate's history.

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