Eugene Field

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

Eugene Field Poems

81. The Three Tailors 1/1/2004
82. Dibdin's Ghost 4/9/2010
83. In Praise Of Contentment 4/9/2010
84. Mediaeval Eventide Song 1/1/2004
85. The Sleeping Child 4/9/2010
86. Hi-Spy 1/1/2004
87. An Invitation To Maecenas 4/9/2010
88. The Poet's Metamorphosis 4/9/2010
89. Summer Heat 4/9/2010
90. De Amicitiis 1/1/2004
91. The Straw Parlor 1/1/2004
92. Twin Idols 1/1/2004
93. The Truth About Hhorace 1/1/2004
94. How Salty Win Out 4/9/2010
95. Horace Ii, 13. 4/9/2010
96. Quitting Again 4/9/2010
97. Madge: Ye Hoyden 1/1/2004
98. Horace Iii. 13 1/1/2004
99. Kissing Time 1/1/2004
100. Horace And Lydia Reconciled 1/1/2004
101. Dr. Sam 1/1/2004
102. The Vision Of The Holy Grail 4/9/2010
103. Epilogue 4/9/2010
104. Fame _Vs._ Riches 4/9/2010
105. Horace To His Lute 4/9/2010
106. Plaint Of The Missouri 'Coon In The Berlin Zoological Gardens 4/9/2010
107. Garden And Cradle 1/1/2004
108. Let Us Have Peace 4/9/2010
109. Horatian Lyrics Odes I, 23. 4/9/2010
110. Horace Ii, 3. 4/9/2010
111. Horace I, 22. 4/9/2010
112. Armenian Folk-Song--The Stork 4/9/2010
113. An Autumn Treasure-Trove 4/9/2010
114. Casey's Table D'Hote 4/9/2010
115. The Tin Bank 4/9/2010
116. To A Jar Of Wine 4/9/2010
117. Little Mack 1/1/2004
118. Echoes From The Sabine Farm 4/9/2010
119. Long Meter 4/9/2010
120. Lydia Dick 4/9/2010

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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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On afternoons, when baby boy has had a splendid nap,
And sits, like any monarch on his throne, in nurse's lap,
In some such wise my handkerchief I hold before my face,
And cautiously and quietly I move about the place;
Then, with a cry, I suddenly expose my face to view,
And you should hear him laugh and crow when I say "Booh"!

Sometimes the rascal tries to make believe that he is scared,
And really, when I first began, he stared, and stared, and stared;

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