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To A Daughter Leaving Home - Poem by Linda Pastan

When I taught you
at eight to ride
a bicycle, loping along
beside you
as you wobbled away
on two round wheels,
my own mouth rounding
in surprise when you pulled
ahead down the curved
path of the park,
I kept waiting
for the thud
of your crash as I
sprinted to catch up,
while you grew
smaller, more breakable
with distance,
pumping, pumping
for your life, screaming
with laughter,
the hair flapping
behind you like a
handkerchief waving
goodbye.


Comments about To A Daughter Leaving Home by Linda Pastan

  • Rookie - 347 Points Rebecca Lyle (2/18/2017 6:30:00 PM)

    a lovely write, sad but sweet, reminds me of my own leaving home (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,452 Points Neptune Barman (10/23/2016 7:23:00 AM)

    Amazing imagination in the poetry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Zak Pearce (9/29/2013 1:45:00 PM)

    This is of poor technical quality. No evidence of structure, and poor punctuation. Disappointingly arrhythmic, there is little use of pentameter, and this further emphasises the lack of a rhyme scheme. Usually not such a crime in poetry, but under the exceptional circumstance of there being no other poetic device, you might'v expected Pastan to pay attention to something even the average nursery student can add into a poem! She hides behind walls of pathetic and pretentious philosophy and metaphors to cover up the fact that she cannot write a half-decent poem. Long-gone are the days of Tennyson, Keats, Owen, poets who payed attention to structure and technique! (Report) Reply

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Poems About Daughter

  1. 1. To A Daughter Leaving Home , Linda Pastan
  2. 2. Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of Th.. , Pablo Neruda
  3. 3. A Daughter Of Eve , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  4. 4. A Prayer For My Daughter , William Butler Yeats
  5. 5. Lord Ullin's Daughter , Thomas Campbell
  6. 6. Daughter , Gertrude Stein
  7. 7. A Flower Given To My Daughter , James Joyce
  8. 8. The Daughter Goes To Camp , Sharon Olds
  9. 9. For My Daughter , David Ignatow
  10. 10. A Poets's Welcome To His Love-Begotten D.. , Robert Burns
  11. 11. Bells For John Whiteside's Daughter , John Crowe Ransom
  12. 12. A Daughter Through The Eyes Of A Father , Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson
  13. 13. The Miller's Daughter , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  14. 14. To A Sad Daughter , Michael Ondaatje
  15. 15. A Mother Gazes Upon Her Daughter , Henry Timrod
  16. 16. Darling Daughter Of Babylon , Vachel Lindsay
  17. 17. Special Daughter , ANGELICA MACHADO
  18. 18. Mother And Daughter , Anne Sexton
  19. 19. If A Daughter You Have , Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  20. 20. On My First Daughter , Ben Jonson
  21. 21. Father And Daughter , Justin Gildow
  22. 22. ! Daughter , Michael Shepherd
  23. 23. Ballad Of Earl Haldan's Daughter , Charles Kingsley
  24. 24. The Dole Of The King's Daughter (Breton) , Oscar Wilde
  25. 25. To The Honourable T. H. Esq; On The Deat.. , Phillis Wheatley
  26. 26. The Free-Selector's Daughter , Henry Lawson
  27. 27. A Daughter Leaving Home , Ray Hansell
  28. 28. Sonnet X: Daughter To That Good Earl , John Milton
  29. 29. For My Daughter , Weldon Kees
  30. 30. Upon My Daughter Hannah Wiggin Her Recou.. , Anne Bradstreet
  31. 31. Heine's "Widow Or Daughter?" , Eugene Field
  32. 32. Gigantic Daughter Of The West, , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  33. 33. The Woodman’s Daughter , Coventry Patmore
  34. 34. The King's Daughter , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  35. 35. Oh, Dear Daughter , Hasmukh Amathalal
  36. 36. Jeptha's Daughter , George Gordon Byron
  37. 37. A Little Princess--Breshna Kahn (Sweet T.. , Afzal Shauq
  38. 38. To My Daughter , Victor Marie Hugo
  39. 39. A Letter Written For My Daughter To A La.. , Mary Barber
  40. 40. The Ruler's Daughter Raised , John Newton
  41. 41. Daughter , Scott Austin
  42. 42. ! To A God-Daughter On Her Sad Poem , Michael Shepherd
  43. 43. I Could Be Your Daughter , Scarlet .....
  44. 44. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! A Mother And Daughter! ! .. , Mamta Agarwal
  45. 45. The Miller's Bold Daughter , Wilhelm Busch
  46. 46. Sonnet To My Beloved Daughter , Mary Darby Robinson
  47. 47. The Lament For Shuil Donald’s Daughter , Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Nor ..
  48. 48. The Day Of The Daughter Of Hades , George Meredith
  49. 49. The Dirge Of Jephthah's Daughter:Sung By.. , Robert Herrick
  50. 50. To My Daughter , Archibald Lampman
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