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.
    Old Woman

    The owl-car clatters along, dogged by the echo
    From building and battered paving-stone.
    The headlight scoffs at the mist,
    And fixes its yellow rays in the cold slow rain; read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 3.
    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
  • 4.
    When I Was Small, A Woman Died


    When I was small, a Woman died—
    Today—her Only Boy read more »

    Emily Dickinson
  • 5.
    Sonnet 20: A Woman's Face With Nature's Own Hand Painted

    A woman's face with Nature's own hand painted
    Hast thou, the master-mistress of my passion;
    A woman's gentle heart, but not acquainted
    With shifting change, as is false women's fashion; read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 6.
    The Gardener Lix: O Woman

    O woman, you are not merely the
    handiwork of God, but also of men;
    these are ever endowing you with
    beauty from their hearts. read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 7.
    The Truth Of Woman

    Woman's faith, and woman's trust -
    Write the characters in the dust;
    Stamp them on the running stream,
    Print them on the moon's pale beam, read more »

    Sir Walter Scott
  • 8.
    Woman With A Past

    There was a woman tore off a red velvet gown
    And slashed the white skin of her right shoulder
    And a crimson zigzag wrote a finger nail hurry. read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 9.
    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
  • 10.
    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
  • 11.

    THE WASHERWOMAN is a member of the Salvation Army.
    And over the tub of suds rubbing underwear clean read more »

    Carl Sandburg
  • 12.
    A Woman's Shortcomings

    She has laughed as softly as if she sighed,
    She has counted six, and over,
    Of a purse well filled, and a heart well tried -
    Oh, each a worthy lover! read more »

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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