Classical poetry frequency has references to religion, it is just part of the tradition.
That being said, some of my favorite anthologies are:
Poems to Learn by Heart and A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children both are edited by Caroline Kennedy Random House Book of Poetry for Children
A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
This one is a fun one, as it comes with a cd and poetry from the book is read
Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry
A silly one, that is also a classic is A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear
I have to second Poems to Learn By Heart. Beautiful collection. I can't remember if it's completely god-free or not, as I don't worry too much about religious references in literature or poetry (just keep that shit out mah textbooks), but it's such a lovely book.
Tuesday we went to our first neighborhood meeting. It was the annual cookie exchange so I thought it would be fun. It was in the basement of a church, a type of building I have sworn NEVER to go...
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