Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Robert Louis Stevenson Poems

121. My Ship And I 1/3/2003
122. My Treasures 1/3/2003
123. My Wife 3/30/2010
124. Ne Sit Ancillae Tibi Amor Pudor 12/31/2002
125. Nest Eggs 1/3/2003
126. Night And Day 1/3/2003
127. Now Bare To The Beholder's Eye 12/31/2002
128. Now When The Number Of My Years 12/31/2002
129. O Dull Cold Northern Sky 12/31/2002
130. On Now, Although The Year Be Done 12/31/2002
131. Over The Land Is April 12/31/2002
132. Picture-Books In Winter 1/3/2003
133. Pirate Story 1/3/2003
134. Prayer 12/31/2002
135. Prelude 12/31/2002
136. Rain 1/3/2003
137. Requiem 1/3/2003
138. Romance 1/4/2003
139. Shadow March 1/3/2003
140. Since Thou Hast Given Me This Good Hope, O God 12/31/2002
141. Since Years Ago For Evermore 12/31/2002
142. Singing 1/3/2003
143. Small Is The Trust When Love Is Green 12/31/2002
144. So Live, So Love, So Use That Fragile Hour 12/31/2002
145. Sonet Vi 12/31/2002
146. Sonnet I 12/31/2002
147. Sonnet Ii 12/31/2002
148. Sonnet Iii 12/31/2002
149. Sonnet V 12/31/2002
150. Sonnet Vii 12/31/2002
151. Sonnet Viii 12/31/2002
152. Soon Our Friends Perish 12/31/2002
153. Spring Carol 12/31/2002
154. Spring Song 12/31/2002
155. St. Martin's Summer 12/31/2002
156. Still I Love To Rhyme 12/31/2002
157. Stout Marches Lead To Certain Ends 12/31/2002
158. Strange Are The Ways Of Men 12/31/2002
159. Summer Sun 1/3/2003
160. Swallows Travel To And Fro 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Swing

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do!

Up in the air and over the wall,
Till I can see so wide,
River and trees and cattle and all
Over the countryside--

Till I look down on the garden green,
Down on the roof so brown--
Up in the air I go flying again,
Up in the air and down!

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The Land Of Counterpane

When I was sick and lay a-bed,
I had two pillows at my head,
And all my toys beside me lay,
To keep me happy all the day.

And sometimes for an hour or so
I watched my leaden soldiers go,
With different uniforms and drills,
Among the bed-clothes, through the hills;

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