Top 100 Poems About: HOME

In this page, poems on / about “home” 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.

    ‘Fall in, that awkward squad, and strike no more
    Attractive attitudes! Dress by the right!
    The luminous rich colours that you wore
    Have changed to hueless khaki in the night. read more »

    Siegfried Sassoon
  • 3.
    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
  • 4.
    Sword Blades And Poppy Seed

    A drifting, April, twilight sky,
    A wind which blew the puddles dry,
    And slapped the river into waves
    That ran and hid among the staves read more »

    Amy Lowell
  • 5.
    The Break Away

    Your daisies have come
    on the day of my divorce:
    the courtroom a cement box, read more »

    Anne Sexton
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