Top 100 Poems About: DAUGHTER

In this page, poems on / about “daughter” are listed.
  • 1.
    To A Daughter Leaving Home

    When I taught you
    at eight to ride
    a bicycle, loping along
    beside you read more »

    Linda Pastan
  • 2.
    A Daughter Of Eve

    A fool I was to sleep at noon,
    And wake when night is chilly
    Beneath the comfortless cold moon;
    A fool to pluck my rose too soon, read more »

    Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • 3.
    Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of The Sea)

    You are the daughter of the sea, oregano's first cousin.
    Swimmer, your body is pure as the water;
    cook, your blood is quick as the soil.
    Everything you do is full of flowers, rich with the earth. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 4.
    For My Daughter

    When I die choose a star
    and name it after me
    that you may know
    I have not abandoned read more »

    David Ignatow
  • 5.
    A Prayer For My Daughter

    ONCE more the storm is howling, and half hid
    Under this cradle-hood and coverlid
    My child sleeps on. There is no obstacle
    But Gregory's wood and one bare hill
    Whereby the haystack- and roof-levelling wind. read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 6.
    Lord Ullin's Daughter

    A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
    Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
    And I'll give thee a silver pound
    To row us o'er the ferry!''-- read more »

    Thomas Campbell
  • 7.
    A Daughter Through The Eyes Of A Father

    A daughter is beauty at its finest.
    Heart of an angel, soul so pure, and sweet. read more »

    Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson
  • 8.
    The Daughter Goes To Camp

    In the taxi alone, home from the airport,
    I could not believe you were gone. My palm kept
    creeping over the smooth plastic
    to find your strong meaty little hand and read more »

    Sharon Olds
  • 9.
    A Flower Given To My Daughter

    Frail the white rose and frail are
    Her hands that gave
    Whose soul is sere and paler
    Than time's wan wave. read more »

    James Joyce
  • 10.

    Why is the world at peace.
    This may astonish you a little but when you realise how
    easily Mrs. Charles Bianco sells the work of American
    painters to American millionaires you will recognize that read more »

    Gertrude Stein
  • 11.
    Bells For John Whiteside's Daughter

    There was such speed in her little body,
    And such lightness in her footfall,
    It is no wonder her brown study Astonishes us all read more »

    John Crowe Ransom
  • 12.
    To A Sad Daughter

    All night long the hockey pictures
    gaze down at you
    sleeping in your tracksuit.
    Belligerent goalies are your ideal. read more »

    Michael Ondaatje
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