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. The Bottle And The Bird 4/9/2010
47. The Brook 1/1/2004
48. My Garden 4/9/2010
49. Nightfall In Dordrecht 4/9/2010
50. It Is The Printer's Fault 4/9/2010
51. Boccaccio 4/9/2010
52. Horace To Maecenas 4/9/2010
53. Horatian Lyrics Odes I, 11. 4/9/2010
54. Marcus Varro 4/9/2010
55. To A Usurper 1/1/2004
56. Hymn 1/1/2004
57. Contentment 4/9/2010
58. When The Poet Came 4/9/2010
59. The Song Of Luddy-Dud 1/1/2004
60. The Humming Top 1/1/2004
61. Hugo's "Pool In The Forest" 1/1/2004
62. To A Soubrette 1/1/2004
63. The Stoddards 1/1/2004
64. To Albius Tibullus 4/9/2010
65. New-Year's Eve 4/9/2010
66. Alaskan Balladry, No.1 4/9/2010
67. Christmas Eve 4/9/2010
68. The Blue And Gray 4/9/2010
69. Mary Smith 1/1/2004
70. Marthy's Younkit 1/1/2004
71. In The Springtime 4/9/2010
72. To De Witt Miller 4/9/2010
73. An Ode To Fortune 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

  • 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.
    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 ...

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In The Firelight

The fire upon the hearth is low,
And there is stillness everywhere,
While like winged spirits, here and there,
The firelight shadows fluttering go.
And as the shadows round me creep,
A childish treble breaks the gloom,
And softly from a further room
Comes, "Now I lay me down to sleep."

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