Top 100 Poems About: MEMORY

In this page, poems on / about “memory” are listed.
  • 1.
    In Memory Of My Mother

    I do not think of you lying in the wet clay
    Of a Monaghan graveyard; I see
    You walking down a lane among the poplars
    On your way to the station, or happily read more »

    Patrick Kavanagh
  • 2.
    A Memory Of June

    When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
    With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
    And mating thrushes ushering in her day,
    And Earth on tiptoe for her golden guest, read more »

    Claude McKay
  • 3.
    In Memory Of Eva Gore-Booth And Con Markiewicz

    The light of evening, Lissadell,
    Great windows open to the south,
    Two girls in silk kimonos, both
    Beautiful, one a gazelle. read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 4.
    After The Funeral (In Memory Of Ann Jones)

    After the funeral, mule praises, brays,
    Windshake of sailshaped ears, muffle-toed tap
    Tap happily of one peg in the thick
    Grave's foot, blinds down the lids, the teeth in black, read more »

    Dylan Thomas
  • 5.
    Memory Of My Father

    Every old man I see
    Reminds me of my father
    When he had fallen in love with death
    One time when sheaves were gathered. read more »

    Patrick Kavanagh
  • 6.

    A pen--to register; a key--
    That winds through secret wards
    Are well assigned to Memory
    By allegoric Bards. read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 7.

    My mind lets go a thousand things
    Like dates of wars and deaths of kings,
    And yet recalls the very hour--
    'T was noon by yonder village tower, read more »

    Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • 8.

    When I was young my heart and head were light,
    And I was gay and feckless as a colt
    Out in the fields, with morning in the may,
    Wind on the grass, wings in the orchard bloom. read more »

    Siegfried Sassoon
  • 9.

    ask me to tell how it feels
    remembering your mother's face
    turned to water under the white words
    of the man at the shoe store. ask me, read more »

    Lucille Clifton
  • 10.
    First Memory

    Long ago, I was wounded. I lived
    to revenge myself
    against my father, not
    for what he was-- read more »

    Louise Gluck
  • 11.
    In Memory Of My Feelings

    My quietness has a man in it, he is transparent
    and he carries me quietly, like a gondola, through the streets.
    He has several likenesses, like stars and years, like numerals. read more »

    Frank O'Hara
  • 12.
    A Memory Of Youth

    THE moments passed as at a play;
    I had the wisdom love brings forth;
    I had my share of mother-wit,
    And yet for all that I could say, read more »

    William Butler Yeats
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