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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

  • Veteran Poet - 1,100 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 - 1,501 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. A Daughter Of Eve , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  3. 3. Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of Th.. , Pablo Neruda
  4. 4. Lord Ullin's Daughter , Thomas Campbell
  5. 5. For My Daughter , David Ignatow
  6. 6. Daughter , Gertrude Stein
  7. 7. A Prayer For My Daughter , William Butler Yeats
  8. 8. A Flower Given To My Daughter , James Joyce
  9. 9. The Daughter Goes To Camp , Sharon Olds
  10. 10. A Daughter Through The Eyes Of A Father , Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson
  11. 11. To A Sad Daughter , Michael Ondaatje
  12. 12. ! Daughter , Michael Shepherd
  13. 13. A Poets's Welcome To His Love-Begotten D.. , Robert Burns
  14. 14. Oh, Dear Daughter , Hasmukh Amathalal
  15. 15. The Miller's Daughter , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  16. 16. Father And Daughter , Justin Gildow
  17. 17. Bells For John Whiteside's Daughter , John Crowe Ransom
  18. 18. A Mother Gazes Upon Her Daughter , Henry Timrod
  19. 19. Darling Daughter Of Babylon , Vachel Lindsay
  20. 20. Mother And Daughter , Anne Sexton
  21. 21. A Little Princess--Breshna Kahn (Sweet T.. , Afzal Shauq
  22. 22. If A Daughter You Have , Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  23. 23. Daughter , Scott Austin
  24. 24. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! A Mother And Daughter! ! .. , Mamta Agarwal
  25. 25. Special Daughter , ANGELICA MACHADO
  26. 26. A Daughter Leaving Home , Ray Hansell
  27. 27. The Dole Of The King's Daughter (Breton) , Oscar Wilde
  28. 28. On My First Daughter , Ben Jonson
  29. 29. To The Honourable T. H. Esq; On The Deat.. , Phillis Wheatley
  30. 30. Sonnet X: Daughter To That Good Earl , John Milton
  31. 31. Gigantic Daughter Of The West, , Alfred Lord Tennyson
  32. 32. Ballad Of Earl Haldan's Daughter , Charles Kingsley
  33. 33. Daughter Of Nile……1004/10 , saadat tahir
  34. 34. For My Daughter , Weldon Kees
  35. 35. Heine's "Widow Or Daughter?" , Eugene Field
  36. 36. The Free-Selector's Daughter , Henry Lawson
  37. 37. My Daughter’s New Daughter , L.. Pierson
  38. 38. The Woodman’s Daughter , Coventry Patmore
  39. 39. ! To A God-Daughter On Her Sad Poem , Michael Shepherd
  40. 40. A Name For My Daughter , hamid kareem
  41. 41. Jeptha's Daughter , George Gordon Byron
  42. 42. Upon My Daughter Hannah Wiggin Her Recou.. , Anne Bradstreet
  43. 43. The King's Daughter , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  44. 44. Love, Daughter, Forever , irene santiago
  45. 45. A Letter Written For My Daughter To A La.. , Mary Barber
  46. 46. Daughter , dr. ram sharma
  47. 47. My Loving Daughter....... , Ravi Sathasivam
  48. 48. I Could Be Your Daughter , Scarlet .....
  49. 49. Father And Daughter , Pete Crowther
  50. 50. Sonnet To My Beloved Daughter , Mary Darby Robinson
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