Eugene Field

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

Eugene Field Poems

241. Lullaby; By The Sea 1/1/2004
242. My Playmates 1/1/2004
243. Mysterious Doings 1/1/2004
244. The Dream-Ship 1/1/2004
245. Fiddle-Dee-Dee 1/1/2004
246. At The Door 1/1/2004
247. With Two Spoons For Two Spoons 1/1/2004
248. Over The Hills And Far Away 4/9/2010
249. Shuffle-Shoon And Amber-Locks 1/1/2004
250. Sister's Cake 1/1/2004
251. Star Of The East 1/1/2004
252. The Night Wind 1/1/2004
253. The Dreams 1/1/2004
254. At Play 1/1/2004
255. The Little Peach 1/1/2004
256. The Dinkey Bird 1/1/2004
257. Lady Button-Eyes 1/1/2004
258. Mr. Dana, Of The New York Sun 1/1/2004
259. With Trumpet And Drum 1/1/2004
260. When I Was A Boy 1/1/2004
261. A Paraphrase 1/1/2004
262. A Spring Poem From Bion 1/1/2004
263. Orkney Lullaby 1/1/2004
264. Krinken 1/1/2004
265. Dutch Lullaby 1/1/2004
266. Some Time 1/1/2004
267. Mother And Child 1/1/2004
268. Picnic-Time 1/1/2004
269. Soldier, Maiden, And Flower 1/1/2004
270. A Drinking Song 1/1/2004
271. Our Biggest Fish 1/1/2004
272. The Fly-Away Horse 1/1/2004
273. A Valentine 1/1/2004
274. Apple-Pie And Cheese 1/1/2004
275. Japanese Lullaby 1/1/2004
276. "Booh!" 1/1/2004
277. A Valentine To My Wife 4/9/2010
278. The Sugar-Plum Tree 1/1/2004
279. Pittypat And Tippytoe 1/1/2004
280. Seein' Things 1/1/2004

Comments about Eugene Field

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

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

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  • 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

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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