Top 100 Poems About: FAMILY
Top 100 Poems on / about
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1.Mother To Son
Well, son, I'll tell you:
Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
It's had tacks in it,
And splinters, read more »Langston Hughes
2.A Father To His Son
A father sees his son nearing manhood.
What shall he tell that son?
'Life is hard; be steel; be a rock.'
And this might stand him for the storms read more »Carl Sandburg
3.Nurse's Song (Innocence)
When voices of children are heard on the green
And laughing is heard on the hill,
My heart is at rest within my breast
And everything else is still read more »William Blake
4.One Sister Have I In Our House
One Sister have I in our house,
And one, a hedge away. read more »Emily Dickinson
5.A Cradle Song
Sweet dreams form a shade,
O'er my lovely infants head.
Sweet dreams of pleasant streams,
By happy silent moony beams read more »William Blake
6.The Ballad Of The Harp-Weaver
"Son," said my mother,
When I was knee-high,
"you've need of clothes to cover you,
and not a rag have I. read more »Edna St. Vincent Millay
7.My Papa's Waltz
The whiskey on your breath
Could make a small boy dizzy;
But I hung on like death:
Such waltzing was not easy. read more »Theodore Roethke
The house is like a garden,
The children are the flowers,
The gardener should come methinks read more »Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I note the obvious differences
in the human family.
Some of us are serious,
some thrive on comedy. read more »Maya Angelou
10.A Nursery Darling
A Mother's breast:
Safe refuge from her childish fears,
From childish troubles, childish tears,
Mists that enshroud her dawning years! read more »Lewis Carroll
11.A Family History
At dusk the girl who will become my mom
must trudge through the snow, her legs
cold under skirts, a bandanna tight on her braids.
In the henhouse, a klook pecks her chapped hand read more »Julia Kasdorf
12.For A Daughter Who Leaves
A woman weaves
her daughter's wedding
slippers that will carry
her steps into a new life. read more »Janice Mirikitani