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  • 13.
    Unknown Girl In A Maternity Ward

    Child, the current of your breath is six days long.
    You lie, a small knuckle on my white bed;
    lie, fisted like a snail, so small and strong
    at my breast. Your lips are animals; you are fed
    with love. At first hunger is not wrong.
    The nurses nod their caps; you are shepherded
    down starch halls with the other unnested throng
    in wheeling baskets. You tip like a cup; your head
    moving to my touch. You sense the way we belong.
    But this is an institution bed.
    You will not know me very long.

    The doctors are enamel. They want to know
    the facts. They guess about the man who left me,
    some pendulum soul, going the way men go
    and leave you full of child. But our case history
    stays blank. All I did was let you grow.
    Now we are here for all the ward to see.
    They thought I was strange, although
    I never spoke a word. I burst empty of you,
    letting you see how the air is so.
    The doctors chart the riddle they ask of me
    and I turn my head away. I do not know.

    Yours is the only face I recognize.
    Bone at my bone, you drink my answers in.
    Six times a day I prize
    your need, the animals of your lips, your skin
    growing warm and plump. I see your eyes
    lifting their tents. They are blue stones, they begin
    to outgrow their moss. You blink in surprise
    and I wonder what you can see, my funny kin,
    as you trouble my silence. I am a shelter of lies.
    Should I learn to speak again, or hopeless in
    such sanity will I touch some face I recognize?

    Down the hall the baskets start back. My arms
    fit you like a sleeve, they hold
    catkins of your willows, the wild bee farms
    of your nerves, each muscle and fold
    of your first days. Your old man's face disarms
    the nurses. But the doctors return to scold
    me. I speak. It is you my silence harms.
    I should have known; I should have told
    them something to write down. My voice alarms
    my throat. 'Name of father-none.' I hold
    you and name you bastard in my arms.

    And now that's that. There is nothing more
    that I can say or lose.
    Others have traded life before
    and could not speak. I tighten to refuse
    your owling eyes, my fragile visitor.
    I touch your cheeks, like flowers. You bruise
    against me. We unlearn. I am a shore
    rocking off you. You break from me. I choose
    your only way, my small inheritor
    and hand you off, trembling the selves we lose.
    Go child, who is my sin and nothing more. read more »

  • 14.
    Children's Party

    May I join you in the doghouse, Rover?
    I wish to retire till the party's over.
    Since three o'clock I've done my best
    To entertain each tiny guest. My conscience now I've left behind me, read more »

  • 15.
    Casabianca

    The boy stood on the burning deck
    Whence all but he had fled;
    The flame that lit the battle's wreck
    Shone round him o'er the dead. read more »

  • 16.
    There Was A Child Went Forth


    THERE was a child went forth every day;
    And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became;
    And that object became part of him for the day, or a certain part of read more »

  • 17.
    A Poet To His Baby Son

    Tiny bit of humanity,
    Blessed with your mother’s face,
    And cursed with your father’s mind. read more »

  • 18.
    A Child's Garden of Verses

    For the long nights you lay awake
    And watched for my unworthy sake:
    For your most comfortable hand read more »

  • 19.
    A child is

    A child is a house that parents inhabit.
    How clear the small objects,
    how the toys excite one's pity, little clothes read more »

  • 20.
    We are Seven

    --------A Simple Child,
    That lightly draws its breath,
    And feels its life in every limb,
    What should it know of death? read more »

  • 21.
    A Sad Child

    You're sad because you're sad.
    It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
    Go see a shrink or take a pill,
    or hug your sadness like an eyeless doll read more »

  • 22.
    Squatter's Children

    On the unbreathing sides of hills
    they play, a specklike girl and boy,
    alone, but near a specklike house.
    The Sun's suspended eye read more »

  • 23.
    A Prayer For My Son

    BID a strong ghost stand at the head
    That my Michael may sleep sound,
    Nor cry, nor turn in the bed
    Till his morning meal come round; read more »

  • 24.
    A Young Child And His Pregnant Mother

    At four years Nature is mountainous,
    Mysterious, and submarine. Even

    A city child knows this, hearing the subway's read more »

New Child Poems

  1. Innocence Untarnished, Radhika Pandhare
  2. Smiles of teachers., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  3. Thoughts from meadow near the school., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  4. Child Discipline, Paul Sebastian
  5. The Poor Child's Born with a Start that'.., Norman Jin Shyr Wang
  6. African Child Through Your Eyes I See, Saviour Machuwaire
  7. Sweet song, Emmanuel George Cefai
  8. She Changed The World With Her Music Today, Ronald Chapman
  9. let a child smile, Nikhil Parekh
  10. Mother never bear the cry, gajanan mishra
  11. My children my future, gajanan mishra
  12. Children're Our Future, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  13. Through A Child's Eyes, Nicole GravellPellerino
  14. A Child., Carlton Douglas Kennedy
  15. Child, gajanan mishra
  16. Native Fly: African Child, Vinz Poetry
  17. Only For Children, sakalabaktula sairaj
  18. This Child, Elannia Lake
  19. A Gift The Child Never Asked For, Mahadevan Krishnan
  20. Come Little Children - John Debney, Sashka Salvatore
  21. A Child's Eyes, Holly Jamestone
  22. Children, novoti gcisakazi Calpurnia j ..
  23. Addison (Addy), Heather Burns
  24. Eyes of a child, Siddharth Shah
  25. A Child's Expression, Philo Yan
  26. A Mother, Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  27. Monday's Child is Ill, Bruce Larkin
  28. Truth Smiles In Child!, Ramdas Bhandarkar
  29. Children of Light, Jasdeep Hari Bhajan Singh Kh ..
  30. 7faces, sally ann jackson
  31. (Freedom poems) Fairy child, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  32. Song: Child's Play, Dave SmithWhite
  33. Toss and Grab 1,, veeraiyah subbulakshmi
  34. Mondays Child Poem, anamika dev
  35. The child removes the sky and earth, Miroslava Odalovic
  36. The Child Had No Trust, Miroslava Odalovic
  37. Y... Close to my children, Aufie Zophy
  38. How Many Children? (Holiness), Eric Cockrell
  39. Hungry Children, Bethany Williams
  40. Once Children Are Rifting, Ezna Stephna
  41. A child stuck in time, Babygirl 1992
  42. Child In Your Arms, Dave Alan Walker
  43. A Prayer On Child Abuse, Ginny Cadle
  44. The African Mother, Ortiz Antwi
  45. Wind Child Love Embracing, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  46. LIGHT OF CHILDREN’S HANDS, Suzae Chevalier
  47. All Of Their Laughter, Bee Kilpatrick
  48. Children Do Not Suffer, Heather Burns
  49. Prayers of parents make a peaceful heave.., Mazid S Kazi , INDIA
  50. The Story Of Nevermore, Raven Nevermore
  51. Fear for Life, Miranda Dodge
  52. Innocence blood, michelle al G
  53. Why Me?, Kaleb Brown
  54. For A Child, Shalom Freedman
  55. LIFESONG, No Reason To Care
  56. LET THE CHILDREN REMEMBER, Aldo Kraas
  57. Three children, yvette carbajal
  58. Mother's Love, Rhonda Bowdidge
  59. Sadness into one Heart, annamaria bicego
  60. The Child, Brie Carter
  61. The Child, Maria Luisa Taylor
  62. THE CHILD'S WAY, Samanyan Lakshminarayanan
  63. Todays Child, Joy Lovelet Crawford
  64. Child Molester, Ramona Thompson
  65. The Child, Helen Williamson
  66. Monday's Child, Zoe Field
  67. A Broken Child, Haley Brown
  68. A Child's Laughter, Harry J. Couchon Jr
  69. precious as a child, Morhardt Carmen Mencita Mono ..
  70. Child's words, Old Amsterdam
  71. Child, Child, Sophia White
  72. THIS IS OUR WORLD! ! (SHOCKING n EXPLICIT), Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  73. What children know (understand), Namie Elisha
  74. THE WAR OF THE CHILDREN, Aldo Kraas
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