Top 100 Poems About: BIRTH

In this page, poems on / about “birth” are listed.
  • 1.

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    William Blake
  • 2.
    Mohini Chatterjee

    I ASKED if I should pray.
    But the Brahmin said,
    'pray for nothing, say
    Every night in bed, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 3.
    Paradise Regained


    I, WHO erewhile the happy Garden sung
    By one man's disobedience lost, now sing read more »

    John Milton
  • 4.
    Birth And Death

    Birth and death, twin-sister and twin-brother,
    Night and day, on all things that draw breath,
    Reign, while time keeps friends with one another
    Birth and death. read more »

    Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • 5.
    Planting A Sequoia

    All afternoon my brothers and I have worked in the orchard,
    Digging this hole, laying you into it, carefully packing the soil.
    Rain blackened the horizon, but cold winds kept it over the Pacific,
    And the sky above us stayed the dull gray read more »

    Dana Gioia
  • 6.
    An Epitaph On The Marchioness Of Winchester

    This rich Marble doth enterr
    The honour'd Wife of Winchester,
    A Vicounts daughter, an Earls heir,
    Besides what her vertues fair read more »

    John Milton
  • 7.
    Metamorphoses: Book The Sixth

    PALLAS, attending to the Muse's song,
    Approv'd the just resentment of their wrong;
    And thus reflects: While tamely I commend
    Those who their injur'd deities defend, read more »

  • 8.
    A Letter From Li Po

    Fanfare of northwest wind, a bluejay wind
    announces autumn, and the equinox
    rolls back blue bays to a far afternoon.
    Somewhere beyond the Gorge Li Po is gone, read more »

    Conrad Potter Aiken
  • 9.
    Metamorphoses: Book The Ninth

    Theseus requests the God to tell his woes,
    Whence his maim'd brow, and whence his groans arose
    Whence thus the Calydonian stream reply'd,
    With twining reeds his careless tresses ty'd: read more »

  • 10.
    The Bride Of Abydos

    "Had we never loved so kindly,
    Had we never loved so blindly,
    Never met or never parted,
    We had ne'er been broken-hearted." — Burns read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 11.
    Death And Birth

    Death and birth should dwell not near together:
    Wealth keeps house not, even for shame, with dearth:
    Fate doth ill to link in one brief tether
    Death and birth. read more »

    Algernon Charles Swinburne
  • 12.
    Ode To The Setting Sun

    Alpha and Omega, sadness and mirth,
    The springing music, and its wasting breath--
    The fairest things in life are Death and Birth, read more »

    Francis Thompson
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