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  1. I'd Love To Be A Fairy's Child

    in Famous Children Poems

    Children born of fairy stock
    Never need for shirt or frock,
    Never want for food or fire,
    Always get their heart's desire:

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  2. The Eagle

    in Famous Nature Poems

    He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
    Close to the sun in lonely lands,
    Ringed with the azure world, he stands.

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    This poem touched my heart as no other poem has. I love nature and most poems don't interest me. When I can, I am outside in nature and when I have to go inside, I fall just like the Eagle at...

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  4. Maggie And Milly And Molly And May

    in Famous Children Poems

    maggie and milly and molly and may
    went down to the beach(to play one day)

    and maggie discovered a shell that sang

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  5. A Riddle

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    There is one that has a head without an eye,
    And there's one that has an eye without a head.
    You may find the answer if you try;
    And when all is said,

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    Pins and needles

    Try this:

    The beginning of eternity,
    The end of time and space,
    The beginning of every end,
    And the end of every place.
    -The Guess Book (c. 1820)

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  7. Won't You?

    in Famous Children Poems

    Barbara's eyes are blue as azure,
    But she is in love with Freddy.
    Karen's sweet, but Harry has her.
    Gentle Jane is going steady.

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  8. May

    in Famous Sad Love Poems

    The wind is tossing the lilacs,
    The new leaves laugh in the sun,
    And the petals fall on the orchard wall,
    But for me the spring is done.

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  9. The Sick Rose

    in Famous Sad Love Poems

    O Rose, thou art sick!
    The invisible worm
    That flies in the night,
    In the howling storm,

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  10. Fog

    in Famous Nature Poems

    The fog comes
    on little cat feet.

    It sits looking

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    My dear neighbor, Nellie, who is in her 80s, asked me, as I am an artist, to paint a picture for her to give to her husband for Christmas. She said he loves the poem "Here Comes the Fog" by...

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  11. Morning Prayer

    in Famous Children Poems

    Now another day is breaking,
    Sleep was sweet and so is waking.
    Dear Lord, I promised you last night
    Never again to sulk or fight.

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    He did an amazing job on this poem.

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