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  • 13.
    Unknown Girl In A Maternity Ward

    Child, the current of your breath is six days long.
    You lie, a small knuckle on my white bed;
    lie, fisted like a snail, so small and strong
    at my breast. Your lips are animals; you are fed
    with love. At first hunger is not wrong.
    The nurses nod their caps; you are shepherded
    down starch halls with the other unnested throng
    in wheeling baskets. You tip like a cup; your head
    moving to my touch. You sense the way we belong.
    But this is an institution bed.
    You will not know me very long.

    The doctors are enamel. They want to know
    the facts. They guess about the man who left me,
    some pendulum soul, going the way men go
    and leave you full of child. But our case history
    stays blank. All I did was let you grow.
    Now we are here for all the ward to see.
    They thought I was strange, although
    I never spoke a word. I burst empty of you,
    letting you see how the air is so.
    The doctors chart the riddle they ask of me
    and I turn my head away. I do not know.

    Yours is the only face I recognize.
    Bone at my bone, you drink my answers in.
    Six times a day I prize
    your need, the animals of your lips, your skin
    growing warm and plump. I see your eyes
    lifting their tents. They are blue stones, they begin
    to outgrow their moss. You blink in surprise
    and I wonder what you can see, my funny kin,
    as you trouble my silence. I am a shelter of lies.
    Should I learn to speak again, or hopeless in
    such sanity will I touch some face I recognize?

    Down the hall the baskets start back. My arms
    fit you like a sleeve, they hold
    catkins of your willows, the wild bee farms
    of your nerves, each muscle and fold
    of your first days. Your old man's face disarms
    the nurses. But the doctors return to scold
    me. I speak. It is you my silence harms.
    I should have known; I should have told
    them something to write down. My voice alarms
    my throat. 'Name of father-none.' I hold
    you and name you bastard in my arms.

    And now that's that. There is nothing more
    that I can say or lose.
    Others have traded life before
    and could not speak. I tighten to refuse
    your owling eyes, my fragile visitor.
    I touch your cheeks, like flowers. You bruise
    against me. We unlearn. I am a shore
    rocking off you. You break from me. I choose
    your only way, my small inheritor
    and hand you off, trembling the selves we lose.
    Go child, who is my sin and nothing more. read more »

  • 14.
    Children's Party

    May I join you in the doghouse, Rover?
    I wish to retire till the party's over.
    Since three o'clock I've done my best
    To entertain each tiny guest. My conscience now I've left behind me, read more »

  • 15.

    The boy stood on the burning deck
    Whence all but he had fled;
    The flame that lit the battle's wreck
    Shone round him o'er the dead. read more »

  • 16.
    There Was A Child Went Forth

    THERE was a child went forth every day;
    And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became;
    And that object became part of him for the day, or a certain part of read more »

  • 17.
    A Poet To His Baby Son

    Tiny bit of humanity,
    Blessed with your mother’s face,
    And cursed with your father’s mind. read more »

  • 18.
    A Child's Garden of Verses

    For the long nights you lay awake
    And watched for my unworthy sake:
    For your most comfortable hand read more »

  • 19.
    A child is

    A child is a house that parents inhabit.
    How clear the small objects,
    how the toys excite one's pity, little clothes read more »

  • 20.
    We are Seven

    --------A Simple Child,
    That lightly draws its breath,
    And feels its life in every limb,
    What should it know of death? read more »

  • 21.
    A Sad Child

    You're sad because you're sad.
    It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
    Go see a shrink or take a pill,
    or hug your sadness like an eyeless doll read more »

  • 22.
    Squatter's Children

    On the unbreathing sides of hills
    they play, a specklike girl and boy,
    alone, but near a specklike house.
    The Sun's suspended eye read more »

  • 23.
    A Prayer For My Son

    BID a strong ghost stand at the head
    That my Michael may sleep sound,
    Nor cry, nor turn in the bed
    Till his morning meal come round; read more »

  • 24.
    A Young Child And His Pregnant Mother

    At four years Nature is mountainous,
    Mysterious, and submarine. Even

    A city child knows this, hearing the subway's read more »

New Child Poems

  1. Smiles of teachers., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  2. Thoughts from meadow near the school., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  3. Mother, Bakare Oluwagbenga Michael
  4. Child Smile, sherif monem
  5. African Child Through Your Eyes I See, Saviour Machuwaire
  6. let a child smile, Nikhil Parekh
  7. Mother never bear the cry, gajanan mishra
  8. My children my future, gajanan mishra
  9. Children're Our Future, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  10. Child Represents God, hasmukh amathalal
  11. A Child., Carlton Douglas Kennedy
  12. Child, gajanan mishra
  13. Native Fly: African Child, Vinz Poetry
  14. This Child, Elannia Lake
  15. Child-line, gajanan mishra
  16. Come Little Children - John Debney, Sashka Salvatore
  17. Children, novoti gcisakazi Calpurnia j ..
  18. Addison (Addy), Heather Burns
  19. Eyes of a child, Siddharth Shah
  20. A Child's Expression, Philo Yan
  21. A Mother, Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  22. Monday's Child is Ill, Bruce Larkin
  23. Truth Smiles In Child!, Ramdas Bhandarkar
  24. Children of Light, Jasdeep Hari Bhajan Singh Kh ..
  25. 7faces, sally ann jackson
  26. (Freedom poems) Fairy child, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  27. Toss and Grab 1,, veeraiyah subbulakshmi
  28. Mondays Child Poem, anamika dev
  29. Every Child!, Eric Cockrell
  30. The child removes the sky and earth, Miroslava Odalovic
  31. The Child Had No Trust, Miroslava Odalovic
  32. Y... Close to my children, Aufie Zophy
  33. How Many Children? (Holiness), Eric Cockrell
  34. To Be A Child Again, Kenneth Davis
  35. Give Love To Children, akingbehin daniel murphy
  36. Hungry Children, Bethany Williams
  37. Once Children Are Rifting, Ezna Stephna
  38. A child stuck in time, Babygirl 1992
  39. Child In Your Arms, Dave Alan Walker
  40. A Prayer On Child Abuse, Ginny Cadle
  41. The African Mother, Ortiz Antwi
  42. Wind Child Love Embracing, Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  43. Children Do Not Suffer, Heather Burns
  44. The Story Of Nevermore, Raven Nevermore
  45. Why Me?, Kaleb Brown
  46. For A Child, Shalom Freedman
  47. LIFESONG, No Reason To Care
  49. Three children, yvette carbajal
  50. Don't Cry, Child, Nina Dringo
  51. Mother's Love, Rhonda Bowdidge
  52. Sadness into one Heart, annamaria bicego
  53. The Child, Brie Carter
  54. why hate me i am just a child, Gamar robinson
  55. The Child, Maria Luisa Taylor
  56. Who Will Cry?, Natasha Ligons
  57. I know a child, Sami Woodall
  58. Child Molester, Ramona Thompson
  59. The Child, Helen Williamson
  60. Monday's Child, Zoe Field
  61. A Broken Child, Haley Brown
  62. Give Your Child A Heart., Palas Kumar Ray
  63. where is the child?, Sarah Abu Zeid
  64. The Child, Dr John Celes
  65. precious as a child, Morhardt Carmen Mencita Mono ..
  66. I Sent My Child To School Today, Doug Hollywood Davis
  67. There Are No Children Here, Violet Llewellyn
  68. Child's words, Old Amsterdam
  69. Child, Child, Sophia White
  70. THIS IS OUR WORLD! ! (SHOCKING n EXPLICIT), Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  71. What children know (understand), Namie Elisha
  74. CHILDREN OF PERSIA, Aldo Kraas
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