Top 100 Poems About: MOTHER

In this page, poems on / about “mother” are listed.
  • 1.
    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
  • 2.
    Tortoise Shout

    I thought he was dumb,
    I said he was dumb,
    Yet I've heard him cry. read more »

    David Herbert Lawrence
  • 3.
    Addressed To A Young Man Of Fortune Who Abandoned Himself To An Indolent And Causeless Melancholy

    Hence that fantastic wantonness of woe,
    O Youth to partial Fortune vainly dear!
    To plunder'd Want's half-shelter'd hovel go, read more »

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • 4.
    My Mother's Body


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

    Marge Piercy
  • 5.
    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
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