Top 100 Poems About: DAUGHTER

In this page, poems on / about “daughter” are listed.
  • 1.
    To A Daughter Leaving Home

    When I taught you
    at eight to ride
    a bicycle, loping along
    beside you read more »

    Linda Pastan
  • 2.
    Sonnet Xxxiv (You Are The Daughter Of The Sea)

    You are the daughter of the sea, oregano's first cousin.
    Swimmer, your body is pure as the water;
    cook, your blood is quick as the soil.
    Everything you do is full of flowers, rich with the earth. read more »

    Pablo Neruda
  • 3.
    A Daughter Of Eve

    A fool I was to sleep at noon,
    And wake when night is chilly
    Beneath the comfortless cold moon;
    A fool to pluck my rose too soon, read more »

    Christina Georgina Rossetti
  • 4.
    For My Daughter

    When I die choose a star
    and name it after me
    that you may know
    I have not abandoned read more »

    David Ignatow
  • 5.

    Why is the world at peace.
    This may astonish you a little but when you realise how
    easily Mrs. Charles Bianco sells the work of American
    painters to American millionaires you will recognize that read more »

    Gertrude Stein
  • 6.
    A Prayer For My Daughter

    ONCE more the storm is howling, and half hid
    Under this cradle-hood and coverlid
    My child sleeps on. There is no obstacle
    But Gregory's wood and one bare hill
    Whereby the haystack- and roof-levelling wind. read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 7.
    Lord Ullin's Daughter

    A chieftain, to the Highlands bound,
    Cries, ``Boatman, do not tarry!
    And I'll give thee a silver pound
    To row us o'er the ferry!''-- read more »

    Thomas Campbell
  • 8.
    The Daughter Goes To Camp

    In the taxi alone, home from the airport,
    I could not believe you were gone. My palm kept
    creeping over the smooth plastic
    to find your strong meaty little hand and read more »

    Sharon Olds
  • 9.
    A Flower Given To My Daughter

    Frail the white rose and frail are
    Her hands that gave
    Whose soul is sere and paler
    Than time's wan wave. read more »

    James Joyce
  • 10.
    A Daughter Through The Eyes Of A Father

    A daughter is beauty at its finest.
    Heart of an angel, soul so pure, and sweet. read more »

    Velmar Pewee Hale Johnson
  • 11.
    To A Sad Daughter

    All night long the hockey pictures
    gaze down at you
    sleeping in your tracksuit.
    Belligerent goalies are your ideal. read more »

    Michael Ondaatje
  • 12.
    ! Daughter

    and some other father at the club
    says, has she flown the nest yet?
    and it sounds so crude
    you don’t want to answer. read more »

    Michael Shepherd
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