Top 100 Poems About: HAIR
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
Hey, Indian boy, why (why!) did you slice off your braids?
Do you grieve their loss? Have you thought twice about your braids?
With that long, black hair, you looked overtly Indian. read more »Sherman Alexie.
2.Women Washing Their Hair
They have painted and sung
the women washing their hair,
and the plaits and strands in the sun, read more »Carl Sandburg
3.The One White Hair
THE WISEST of the wise
Listen to pretty lies
And love to hear them told;
Doubt not that Solomon... read more »Walter Savage Landor
In the old days of our family,
My grandmother was a young woman
Whose hair was as long as the river.
She lived with her sisters on the ranch read more »Alberto Ríos
The rain set early in to-night,
The sullen wind was soon awake,
It tore the elm-tops down for spite,
And did its worst to vex the lake: read more »Robert Browning
6.La Chevelure (Her Hair)
Ô toison, moutonnant jusque sur l'encolure!
Ô boucles! Ô parfum chargé de nonchaloir!
Extase! Pour peupler ce soir l'alcôve obscure read more »Charles Baudelaire
7.Upon Julia's Hair Filled With Dew
Dew sate on Julia's hair,
And spangled too,
Like leaves that laden are
With trembling dew; read more »Robert Herrick
8.The Two Locks Of Hair. From The German Of Pfeizer
A Youth, light-hearted and content,
I wander through the world
Here, Arab-like, is pitched my tent
And straight again is furled. read more »Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
9.To A Lady, Who Presented To The Author A Lock Of Hair Braided With His Own, And Appointed A Night In December To Meet Him In The Garden
These locks, which fondly thus entwine,
In firmer chains our hearts confine
Than all th' unmeaning protestations
Which swell with nonsense love orations. read more »George Gordon Byron
10.To Helen About Her Hair
Your hair is long and wonderful;
It is dark, with golden
Lights in the length of it. read more »Robinson Jeffers
11.To Her Hair
Black beamy hairs, which so seem to arise
From the extraction of those eyes,
That into you she destin-like doth spin read more »Lord Edward Herbert of Cherbury
12.Boy With His Hair Cut Short
SUNDAY shuts down on this twentieth-century evening.
The L passes. Twilight and bulb define read more »Muriel Rukeyser