Top 100 Poems About: CHILDREN

In this page, poems on / about “children” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Auction Sale

    Her little head just topped the window-sill;
    She even mounted on a stool, maybe;
    She pressed against the pane, as children will,
    And watched us playing, oh so wistfully! read more »

    Robert William Service
  • 2.
    The Giaour

    A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

    The tale which these disjointed fragments present, is founded upon circumstances now less common in the East than formerly; either because the ladies are more circumspect than in the 'olden time', or because the Christians have better fortune, or less enterprise. The story, when entire, contained the adventures of a female slave, who was thrown, in the Mussulman manner, into the sea for infidelity, and avenged by a young Venetian, her lover, at the time the Seven Islands were possessed by the Republic of Venice, and soon after the Arnauts were beaten back from the Morea, which they had ravaged for some time subsequent to the Russian invasion. The desertion of the Mainotes on being refused the plunder of Misitra, led to the abandonment of that enterprise, and to the desolation of the Morea,during which the cruelty exercised on all sides was unparalleled even in the annals of the faithful. read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 3.
    Abandoned Farmhouse

    He was a big man, says the size of his shoes
    on a pile of broken dishes by the house;
    a tall man too, says the length of the bed
    in an upstairs room; and a good, God-fearing man, read more »

    Ted Kooser
  • 4.
    Rembrandt To Rembrandt

    (AMSTERDAM, 1645)

    And there you are again, now as you are. read more »

    Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • 5.
    My Mother's Body


    The dark socket of the year
    the pit, the cave where the sun lies down read more »

    Marge Piercy
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