James Whitcomb Riley

(7 October 1849 - 22 July 1916 / Greenfield, Indiana)

James Whitcomb Riley Poems

401. A Liz Town Humorist 4/9/2010
402. A Glimpse Of Pan 4/9/2010
403. A Discouraging Model 4/9/2010
404. When The Hearse Comes Back 4/9/2010
405. A Ditty Of No Tone 4/9/2010
406. A Christmas Memory 4/9/2010
407. A Bear Family 4/9/2010
408. A Brave Refrain 4/9/2010
409. A Full Harvest 4/9/2010
410. A Worn-Out Pencil 4/9/2010
411. Old Aunt Mary's 4/9/2010
412. A Lounger 4/9/2010
413. A Ballad 4/9/2010
414. The Old Swimmin' Hole 12/31/2002
415. A Gustatory Achievement 4/9/2010
416. A Dream Of Autumn 4/9/2010
417. A Leave-Taking 4/9/2010
418. The Harper 1/3/2003
419. Curly Locks 4/9/2010
420. Ylladmar 1/3/2003
421. The Raggedy Man 12/31/2002
422. At Broad Ripple 1/3/2003
423. Orlie Wilde 1/3/2003
424. The Old Guitar 1/3/2003
425. A Fantasy 4/9/2010
426. Who Bides His Time 1/3/2003
427. Ike Walton's Prayer 1/3/2003
428. A Dream 4/9/2010
429. A Country Pathway 4/9/2010
430. Her Beautiful Eyes 4/9/2010
431. A Dream Of Long Ago 4/9/2010
432. A Passing Hail 1/3/2003
433. Dream 4/9/2010
434. A Masque Of The Seasons 4/9/2010
435. Our Hired Girl 12/31/2002
436. Away 4/9/2010
437. A Parting Guest 1/4/2003
438. A Song Of The Road 1/3/2003
439. Liberty 1/3/2003
440. A Good Man 4/9/2010
Best Poem of James Whitcomb Riley

A Life-Lesson

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
But childish troubles will soon pass by. --
There! little girl; don't cry!

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your slate, I know;
And the glad, wild ways
Of your schoolgirl days
Are things of the long ago;
But life and love will soon come by. --
There! little girl; don't cry!

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your heart I know;
And the rainbow gleams ...

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A Life-Lesson

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
But childish troubles will soon pass by. --
There! little girl; don't cry!

There! little girl; don't cry!

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