Eugene Field

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

Eugene Field Poems

41. The Conversazzhony 1/1/2004
42. The Peter-Bird 1/1/2004
43. Stoves And Sunshine 1/1/2004
44. By My Sweetheart 1/1/2004
45. With Two Spoons For Two Spoons 1/1/2004
46. Our Lady Of The Mine 1/1/2004
47. Marthy's Younkit 1/1/2004
48. At Cheyenne 1/1/2004
49. Horace To Pyrrha 1/1/2004
50. Béranger's "Broken Fiddle" 1/1/2004
51. The Straw Parlor 1/1/2004
52. Inscription For My Little Son's Silver Plate 1/1/2004
53. Horace To Phyllis 1/1/2004
54. To Cinna 1/1/2004
55. Googly-Go0 1/1/2004
56. So, So, Rock-A-By So! 1/1/2004
57. Twin Idols 1/1/2004
58. Mother And Sphinx 1/1/2004
59. The Truth About Hhorace 1/1/2004
60. Prof. Vere De Blaw 1/1/2004
61. Envoy 1/1/2004
62. Mediaeval Eventide Song 1/1/2004
63. The Old Homestead 4/9/2010
64. A Democratic Hymn 4/9/2010
65. A Dream Of Sunshine 4/9/2010
66. A Paraphrase, By Chaucer 4/9/2010
67. A Paraphrase, By Dr. I.W. 4/9/2010
68. A Paraphrase, Circa 1715 4/9/2010
69. A Roman Winter-Piece 4/9/2010
70. After Reading Trollope's History Of Florence 4/9/2010
71. Alaskan Balladry 4/9/2010
72. Alaskan Balladry, No.1 4/9/2010
73. A Lullaby 4/9/2010
74. An Eclogue From Virgil 4/9/2010
75. An Ode To Fortune 4/9/2010
76. Beard And Baby 4/9/2010
77. Bethlehem-Town 4/9/2010
78. Christmas Hymn 4/9/2010
79. Christmas Morning 4/9/2010
80. Clare Market 4/9/2010

Comments about Eugene Field

  • Christie (6/19/2018 12:03:00 AM)

    Did he write Fairy Parachute?

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  • 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.
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  • 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 ...

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Wynken, Blynken, And Nod

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe,--
Sailed on a river of crystal light
Into a sea of dew.
"Where are you going, and what do you wish?"
The old moon asked the three.
"We have come to fish for the herring-fish
That live in this beautiful sea;
Nets of silver and gold have we,"

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