Top 100 Poems About: WOMAN

In this page, poems on / about “woman” are listed.
  • 1.
    Phenomenal Woman

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
    I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
    But when I start to tell them,
    They think I'm telling lies. read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 2.
    Woman Work

    I've got the children to tend
    The clothes to mend
    The floor to mop
    The food to shop read more »

    Maya Angelou
  • 3.
    A Strong Woman Vs. A Woman Of Strength

    A strong woman works out every day,
    Pride in her appearance she portrays,
    But a woman of strength kneels to pray,
    Her soul in shape, God leading the way. read more »

    Luke Easter
  • 4.
    A Woman Waits For Me

    A WOMAN waits for me--she contains all, nothing is lacking,
    Yet all were lacking, if sex were lacking, or if the moisture of the
    right man were lacking. read more »

    Walt Whitman
  • 5.
    The Crazy Woman

    I shall not sing a May song.
    A May song should be gay.
    I'll wait until November
    And sing a song of gray. read more »

    Gwendolyn Brooks
  • 6.
    A Pretty Woman

    That fawn-skin-dappled hair of hers,
    And the blue eye
    Dear and dewy,
    And that infantine fresh air of hers! read more »

    Robert Browning
  • 7.
    I, Being Born A Woman And Distressed

    I, being born a woman and distressed
    By all the needs and notions of my kind,
    Am urged by your propinquity to find
    Your person fair, and feel a certain zest read more »

    Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • 8.
    I Knew A Woman

    I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,
    When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them;
    Ah, when she moved, she moved more ways than one:
    The shapes a bright container can contain! read more »

    Theodore Roethke
  • 9.
    To A Poor Old Woman

    munching a plum on
    the street a paper bag
    of them in her hand read more »

    William Carlos Williams
  • 10.
    Perfect Woman

    SHE was a phantom of delight
    When first she gleam'd upon my sight;
    A lovely apparition, sent
    To be a moment's ornament; read more »

    William Wordsworth
  • 11.
    The Woman In The Ordinary

    The woman in the ordinary pudgy downcast girl
    is crouching with eyes and muscles clenched.
    Round and pebble smooth she effaces herself
    under ripples of conversation and debate. read more »

    Marge Piercy
  • 12.
    A Light Woman

    So far as our story approaches the end,
    Which do you pity the most of us three?---
    My friend, or the mistress of my friend
    With her wanton eyes, or me? read more »

    Robert Browning
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