Top 100 Poems About: WOMAN


In this page, poems on / about “woman” are listed.
  • 1.
    Phenomenal Woman

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
    I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
    But when I start to tell them,
    They think I'm telling lies. read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 2.
    Woman Work

    I've got the children to tend
    The clothes to mend
    The floor to mop
    The food to shop read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 3.
    The Crazy Woman

    I shall not sing a May song.
    A May song should be gay.
    I'll wait until November
    And sing a song of gray. read more »

    Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 4.
    A Pretty Woman

    That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
    And the blue eye
    Dear and dewy,
    And that infantine fresh air of hers! read more »

    Robert Browning
  • 5.
    A Woman Waits For Me


    A WOMAN waits for me--she contains all, nothing is lacking,
    Yet all were lacking, if sex were lacking, or if the moisture of the
    right man were lacking. read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 6.
    The Dead Woman

    If suddenly you do not exist,
    if suddenly you no longer live,
    I shall live on. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 7.
    I Knew A Woman

    I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,
    When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them;
    Ah, when she moved, she moved more ways than one:
    The shapes a bright container can contain! read more »

    Theodore Roethke
  • 8.
    Old Woman Of The Roads

    O, to have a little house!
    To own the hearth and stool and all!
    The heaped up sods against the fire,
    The pile of turf against the wall! read more »

    Padraic Colum
  • 9.
    I, Being Born A Woman And Distressed

    I, being born a woman and distressed
    By all the needs and notions of my kind,
    Am urged by your propinquity to find
    Your person fair, and feel a certain zest read more »

    Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • 10.
    A Woman To Her Lover

    Do you come to me to bend me to your will
    as conqueror to the vanquished
    to make of me a bondslave
    to bear you children, wearing out my life read more »

    Christina Walsh
  • 11.
    My First Affair With That Older Woman

    when I look back now

    at the abuse I took from read more »

    Charles Bukowski
  • 12.
    A High-Toned Old Christian Woman

    Poetry is the supreme fiction, madame.
    Take the moral law and make a nave of it
    And from the nave build haunted heaven. Thus,
    The conscience is converted into palms, read more »

    Wallace Stevens
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