James Whitcomb Riley

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

James Whitcomb Riley Poems

121. The Sermon Of The Rose 4/9/2010
122. To Annie 4/9/2010
123. To The Judge 4/9/2010
124. We Are Not Always Glad When We Smile 4/9/2010
125. When Age Comes On 4/9/2010
126. James Whitcomb Riley 3/12/2015
127. Right Here At Home 4/9/2010
128. Red Riding-Hood 4/9/2010
129. The Watches Of The Night 4/9/2010
130. The Sphinx 4/9/2010
131. The Old Trundle-Bed 4/9/2010
132. The Pixy People 4/9/2010
133. The Rain 4/9/2010
134. The Lugubrious Whing-Whang 4/9/2010
135. The Lost Kiss 4/9/2010
136. The Days Gone By 4/9/2010
137. The Circus-Day Parade 4/9/2010
138. The Blossoms On The Trees 4/9/2010
139. The Happy Little Cripple 4/9/2010
140. The Old Home By The Mill 4/9/2010
141. The Runaway Boy 4/9/2010
142. The Best Is Good Enough 4/9/2010
143. Squire Hawkins's Story 4/9/2010
144. Up And Down Old Brandywine 4/9/2010
145. To Robert Burns 4/9/2010
146. The Treasure Of The Wise Man 4/9/2010
147. The Lost Thrill 4/9/2010
148. The Old Hay-Mow 4/9/2010
149. Say Something To Me 4/9/2010
150. The Good, Old-Fashioned People 4/9/2010
151. The Funny Little Fellow 4/9/2010
152. The Brook-Song 4/9/2010
153. Song Of Parting 4/9/2010
154. The Iron Horse 4/9/2010
155. The Old Retired Sea Captain 4/9/2010
156. The Home-Going 4/9/2010
157. We Must Get Home 4/9/2010
158. The Nine Little Goblins 4/9/2010
159. The Rival 1/4/2003
160. Song Of The New Year 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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