Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Robert Louis Stevenson Poems

81. Mine Eyes Were Swift To Know Thee 12/31/2002
82. Man Sails The Deep Awhile 12/31/2002
83. To My Name-Child 1/3/2003
84. To Ottilie 12/31/2002
85. The Vanquished Knight 12/31/2002
86. Sonnet I 12/31/2002
87. Stout Marches Lead To Certain Ends 12/31/2002
88. I Know Not How, But As I Count 12/31/2002
89. This Gloomy Northern Day 12/31/2002
90. Music At The Villa Marina 12/31/2002
91. De Ligurra 12/31/2002
92. Before This Little Gift Was Come 12/31/2002
93. In Port 1/3/2003
94. Still I Love To Rhyme 12/31/2002
95. Marching Song 1/3/2003
96. The Hayloft 1/3/2003
97. De Erotio Puella 12/31/2002
98. Now Bare To The Beholder's Eye 12/31/2002
99. Duddingstone 12/31/2002
100. Prelude 12/31/2002
101. Men Are Heaven's Piers 12/31/2002
102. Dedicatory Poem For "Underwoods" 12/31/2002
103. Voluntary 12/31/2002
104. I Dreamed Of Forest Alleys Fair 12/31/2002
105. To Willie And Henrietta 1/3/2003
106. Though Deep Indifference Should Drowse 12/31/2002
107. In The Highlands 1/4/2003
108. I Will Make You Brooches 3/30/2010
109. The Piper 12/31/2002
110. Nest Eggs 1/3/2003
111. De Coenatione Micae 12/31/2002
112. Go, Little Book - The Ancient Phrase 12/31/2002
113. The Far-Farers 12/31/2002
114. My Heart, When First The Black-Bird Sings 12/31/2002
115. To All That Love The Far And Blue 12/31/2002
116. I Love To Be Warm By The Red Fireside 12/31/2002
117. To The Muse 1/3/2003
118. Tales Of Arabia 12/31/2002
119. It Blows A Snowing Gale 12/31/2002
120. So Live, So Love, So Use That Fragile Hour 12/31/2002

Comments about Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Bernard Onoja (8/14/2011 11:32:00 PM)

    Robert is a poet per excellence.His style is simply but strikes the audience with precision. I would be honored if he can appraise my poems, i would be encouraged by his criticism

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  • James Marcum (5/3/2011 11:57:00 AM)

    When I was a very young boy in school I was given a book of poetry written by Robert Louis Stevenson...one of his poems has stuck with me all these years, 'The Land of Counterpane.' When I was ill and bed fast I would play with my toys among the bed-clothes. I guess most every young person has experienced this....

Best Poem of Robert Louis Stevenson

Love, What Is Love

LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Life - what is life? Upon a moorland bare
To see love coming and see love depart.

Read the full of Love, What Is Love

The Land Of Counterpane

When I was sick and lay a-bed,
I had two pillows at my head,
And all my toys beside me lay,
To keep me happy all the day.

And sometimes for an hour or so
I watched my leaden soldiers go,
With different uniforms and drills,
Among the bed-clothes, through the hills;

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