Top 100 Poems About: CHILD

In this page, poems on / about “child” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Child Asleep

    How he sleepeth! having drunken
    Weary childhood's mandragore,
    From his pretty eyes have sunken
    Pleasures, to make room for more- - read more »

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • 2.
    A Farewell


    My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
    No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey: read more »

    Charles Kingsley
  • 3.
    First Child ... Second Child


    Be it a girl, or one of the boys,
    It is scarlet all over its avoirdupois, read more »

    Ogden Nash
  • 4.
    Child Development

    As sure as prehistoric fish grew legs
    and sauntered off the beaches into forests
    working up some irregular verbs for their
    first conversation, so three-year-old children read more »

    Billy Collins
  • 5.
    A Child's Christmas In Wales

    One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six.

    All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find. In goes my hand into that wool-white bell-tongued ball of holidays resting at the rim of the carol-singing sea, and out come Mrs. Prothero and the firemen. read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 6.
    A Child's Prayer

    For Morn, my dome of blue,
    For Meadows, green and gay,
    And Birds who love the twilight of the leaves,
    Let Jesus keep me joyful when I pray. read more »

    Siegfried Sassoon
  • 7.
    A Child's Grace

    HERE a little child I stand
    Heaving up my either hand;
    Cold as paddocks though they be,
    Here I lift them up to Thee, read more »

    Robert Herrick
  • 8.
    Child Moon

    The child's wonder
    At the old moon
    Comes back nightly.
    She points her finger read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 9.
    A Child's Evening Prayer

    Ere on my bed my limbs I lay,
    God grant me grace my prayers to say:
    O God! preserve my mother dear read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 10.
    Child Margaret

    THE CHILD Margaret begins to write numbers on a Saturday morning, the first numbers formed under her wishing child fingers.
    All the numbers come well-born, shaped in figures assertive for a frieze in a child's room. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 11.

    The young child, Christ, is straight and wise
    And asks questions of the old men, questions
    Found under running water for all children
    And found under shadows thrown on still waters read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 12.

    And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.'

    And he said:

    Your children are not your children.

    They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. read more »

    Khalil Gibran
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