Child Poems - Poems For Child
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1.A Child Asleep
How he sleepeth! having drunken
Weary childhood's mandragore,
From his pretty eyes have sunken
Pleasures, to make room for more- -
Sleeping near the withered nosegay, which he pulled the day before.
Nosegays! leave them for the waking:
Throw them earthward where they grew.
Dim are such, beside the breaking
Amaranths he looks unto- -
Folded eyes see brighter colours than the open ever do.
Heaven-flowers, rayed by shadows golden
From the paths they sprang beneath,
Now perhaps divinely holden,
Swing against him in a wreath- -
We may think so from the quickening of his bloom and of his breath.
Vision unto vision calleth,
While the young child dreameth on.
Fair, O dreamer, thee befalleth
With the glory thou hast won!
Darker wert thou in the garden, yestermorn, by summer sun.
We should see the spirits ringing
Round thee,- -were the clouds away.
'Tis the child-heart draws them, singing
In the silent-seeming clay- -
Singing! - -Stars that seem the mutest, go in music all the way.
As the moths around a taper,
As the bees around a rose,
As the gnats around a vapour,- -
So the Spirits group and close
Round about a holy childhood, as if drinking its repose.
Shapes of brightness overlean thee,- -
Flash their diadems of youth
On the ringlets which half screen thee,- -
While thou smilest,... not in sooth
Thy smile... but the overfair one, dropt from some aethereal mouth.
Haply it is angels' duty,
During slumber, shade by shade:
To fine down this childish beauty
To the thing it must be made,
Ere the world shall bring it praises, or the tomb shall see it fade.
Softly, softly! make no noises!
Now he lieth dead and dumb- -
Now he hears the angels' voices
Folding silence in the room- -
Now he muses deep the meaning of the Heaven-words as they come.
Speak not! he is consecrated- -
Breathe no breath across his eyes.
Lifted up and separated,
On the hand of God he lies,
In a sweetness beyond touching- -held in cloistral sanctities.
Could ye bless him- -father- -mother?
Bless the dimple in his cheek?
Dare ye look at one another,
And the benediction speak?
Would ye not break out in weeping, and confess yourselves too weak?
He is harmless- -ye are sinful,- -
Ye are troubled- -he, at ease:
From his slumber, virtue winful
Floweth outward with increase- -
Dare not bless him! but be blessed by his peace- -and go in peace. read more »
My fairest child, I have no song to give you;
No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey: read more »
3.First Child ... Second Child
Be it a girl, or one of the boys,
It is scarlet all over its avoirdupois, read more »
As sure as prehistoric fish grew legs
and sauntered off the beaches into forests
working up some irregular verbs for their
first conversation, so three-year-old children read more »
5.A Child's Christmas in Wales
One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six.
All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find. In goes my hand into that wool-white bell-tongued ball of holidays resting at the rim of the carol-singing sea, and out come Mrs. Prothero and the firemen. read more »
6.A Child's Prayer
For Morn, my dome of blue,
For Meadows, green and gay,
And Birds who love the twilight of the leaves,
Let Jesus keep me joyful when I pray. read more »
7.A Child's Grace
HERE a little child I stand
Heaving up my either hand;
Cold as paddocks though they be,
Here I lift them up to Thee, read more »
The child's wonder
At the old moon
Comes back nightly.
She points her finger read more »
9.A Child's Evening Prayer
Ere on my bed my limbs I lay,
God grant me grace my prayers to say:
O God! preserve my mother dear read more »
THE CHILD Margaret begins to write numbers on a Saturday morning, the first numbers formed under her wishing child fingers.
All the numbers come well-born, shaped in figures assertive for a frieze in a child's room. read more »
The young child, Christ, is straight and wise
And asks questions of the old men, questions
Found under running water for all children
And found under shadows thrown on still waters read more »
And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, 'Speak to us of Children.'
And he said:
Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. read more »
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- Hungry Children, Bethany Williams
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- Children Do Not Suffer, Heather Burns
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- For A Child, Shalom Freedman
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- Three children, yvette carbajal
- Don't Cry, Child, Nina Dringo
- Mother's Love, Rhonda Bowdidge
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- The Child, Brie Carter
- why hate me i am just a child, Gamar robinson
- The Child, Maria Luisa Taylor
- Who Will Cry?, Natasha Ligons
- I know a child, Sami Woodall
- Child Molester, Ramona Thompson
- The Child, Helen Williamson
- Monday's Child, Zoe Field
- A Broken Child, Haley Brown
- Give Your Child A Heart., Palas Kumar Ray
- where is the child?, Sarah Abu Zeid
- The Child, Dr John Celes
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- Child's words, Old Amsterdam
- Child, Child, Sophia White
- THIS IS OUR WORLD! ! (SHOCKING n EXPLICIT), Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
- What children know (understand), Namie Elisha
- THE WAR OF THE CHILDREN, Aldo Kraas
- GIVE THIS CHILD WHAT SHE NEEDS, Aldo Kraas
- CHILDREN OF PERSIA, Aldo Kraas
- carpe diem