Top 100 Poems About: SON

In this page, poems on / about “son” are listed.
  • 1.

    If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
    If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too: read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    The Only Son

    She dropped the bar, she shot the bolt, she fed the fire anew
    For she heard a whimper under the sill and a great grey paw came through.
    The fresh flame comforted the hut and shone on the roof-beam,
    And the Only Son lay down again and dreamed that he dreamed a dream. read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 4.
    My Young Son Asks Me...

    My young son asks me: Must I learn mathematics?
    What is the use, I feel like saying. That two pieces
    Of bread are more than one's about all you'll end up with.
    My young son asks me: Must I learn French? read more »

    Bertolt Brecht
  • 5.
    Come Up From The Fields, Father

    Come up from the fields, father, here's a letter from our Pete;
    And come to the front door, mother-here's a letter from thy dear
    son. read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 6.
    A Prayer For My Son

    BID a strong ghost stand at the head
    That my Michael may sleep sound,
    Nor cry, nor turn in the bed
    Till his morning meal come round; read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 7.
    The Sons Of Martha

    The Sons of Mary seldom bother, for they have inherited that good part;
    But the Sons of Martha favour their Mother of the careful soul and the troubled heart.
    And because she lost her temper once, and because she was rude to the Lord her Guest,
    Her Sons must wait upon Mary's Sons, world without end, reprieve, or rest. read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 8.
    Mary's Son

    If you stop to find out what your wages will be read more »

    Rudyard Kipling
  • 9.
    The Widow And Her Son Xxi

    Night fell over North Lebanon and snow was covering the villages surrounded by the Kadeesha Valley, giving the fields and prairies the appearance of a great sheet of parchment upon which the furious Nature was recording her many deeds. Men came home from the streets while silence engulfed the night.

    In a lone house near those villages lived a woman who sat by her fireside spinning wool, and at her side was her only child, staring now at the fire and then at his mother. read more »

    Khalil Gibran
  • 10.
    A Mother's Lament For Her Son's Death

    FATE gave the word, the arrow sped,
    And pierc'd my darling's heart;
    And with him all the joys are fled
    Life can to me impart. read more »

    Robert Burns
  • 11.
    The Bride Of Abydos

    "Had we never loved so kindly,
    Had we never loved so blindly,
    Never met or never parted,
    We had ne'er been broken-hearted." — Burns read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 12.
    Father And Son

    On these occasions, the feelings surprise,
    Spontaneous as rain, and they compel
    Explicitness, embarrassed eyes—— read more »

    Delmore Schwartz
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