Eugene Field

(2 September 1850 - 4 November 1895 / St Louis / Missouri / United States)

Eugene Field Poems

41. The Convalescent Gripster 4/9/2010
42. An Eclogue From Virgil 4/9/2010
43. Der Mann Im Keller 1/1/2004
44. The Bibliomaniac's's Prayer 1/1/2004
45. The Broken Ring 4/9/2010
46. It Is The Printer's Fault 4/9/2010
47. My Garden 4/9/2010
48. Nightfall In Dordrecht 4/9/2010
49. Boccaccio 4/9/2010
50. Horace To Maecenas 4/9/2010
51. Horatian Lyrics Odes I, 11. 4/9/2010
52. Marcus Varro 4/9/2010
53. The Dying Year 4/9/2010
54. To A Usurper 1/1/2004
55. Hymn 1/1/2004
56. Contentment 4/9/2010
57. When The Poet Came 4/9/2010
58. The Song Of Luddy-Dud 1/1/2004
59. The Humming Top 1/1/2004
60. Hugo's "Pool In The Forest" 1/1/2004
61. To A Soubrette 1/1/2004
62. The Stoddards 1/1/2004
63. To Albius Tibullus 4/9/2010
64. New-Year's Eve 4/9/2010
65. Alaskan Balladry, No.1 4/9/2010
66. Christmas Eve 4/9/2010
67. The Blue And Gray 4/9/2010
68. Mary Smith 1/1/2004
69. To Cinna 1/1/2004
70. Marthy's Younkit 1/1/2004
71. To De Witt Miller 4/9/2010
72. An Ode To Fortune 4/9/2010
73. In The Springtime 4/9/2010
74. The Preference Declared 4/9/2010
75. By My Sweetheart 1/1/2004
76. Horace To Phyllis 1/1/2004
77. Love Song--Heine 1/1/2004
78. To His Lute 4/9/2010
79. To Chloe 4/9/2010
80. The Perpetual Wooing 4/9/2010

Comments about Eugene Field

  • Le petit garçon bleu (12/29/2018 2:37:00 AM)

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  • Joan Revill (11/5/2018 4:05:00 PM)

    Why did he date his poem Christmas Eve 1914, when he died in 1895

  • Christie (6/19/2018 12:03:00 AM)

    Did he write Fairy Parachute?

  • Melissa Conner (6/15/2018 6:11:00 PM)

    I have loved his poetry since I was a child. My mother read all of his poems to me many times. I believe she told me that Little Boy Blue was written about is son who died at age 6. Can anyone here confirm this?

  • Maxine Fisher (4/17/2018 6:07:00 PM)

    I recited a poem of Eugene Fields entitled Shoes and Stockings and do. Not see it listed here!

  • Nancy Morse (1/4/2014 7:43:00 AM)

    can you help me? I selected a really nice password and typed it in.
    The instant responding email gave me no way to further communicate with the sender...I tried both.
    Why did you change my password to four numbers? I tried both and it only accepted the numbers.
    nancy morse....johnandnancymorse@frontier.com email. hope to hear from you.

  • Rena Bradbury (10/26/2005 6:03:00 PM)

    My grandfather read Eugene Field to me when I was younger. He is by far my favorite poet. I have noticed however that there are a few type-o's in some of them. You have even left out a compleat verse in 'Pittypat and Tippytoe'. I am wondering if you did this because of its refference to God? Even though, you have done a wonderful thing here. Thank you.

Best Poem of Eugene Field

Little Boy Blue

The little toy dog is covered with dust,
But sturdy and stanch he stands;
And the little toy soldier is red with rust,
And his musket molds in his hands.
Time was when the little toy dog was new
And the soldier was passing fair,
And that was the time when our Little Boy Blue
Kissed them and put them there.

"Now, don't you go till I come," he said,
"And don't you make any noise!"
So toddling off to his trundle-bed
He dreamed of the pretty toys.
And as he was dreaming, an angel song
Awakened our Little Boy Blue,--
Oh, the years are many, the ...

Read the full of Little Boy Blue

Picnic-Time

It's June ag'in, an' in my soul I feel the fillin' joy
That's sure to come this time o' year to every little boy;
For, every June, the Sunday-schools at picnics may be seen,
Where "fields beyont the swellin' floods stand dressed in livin' green";
Where little girls are skeered to death with spiders, bugs, and ants,
An' little boys get grass-stains on their go-to meetin' pants.
It's June ag'in, an' with it all what happiness is mine -
There's goin' to be a picnic, an' I'm goin' to jine!

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