GIRL POEMS

The Girl Of The U.S.A.
Oh! the maidens of France are certainly fine,
And I think every fellow will state
That the 'what-you-may-call-it' coiffured way
They put up their hair is great!
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A Life Lesson
There! little girl! don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
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James Whitcomb Riley

The Girl He Left Behind
The Girl He Left Behind
We used to think her frivolousâ??you know how
parents are,
A little quick to see the faults and petty flaws
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Edgar Albert Guest

What The Snake Saw
A little girl and a big ugly man
Went down the road. The girl was crying
And asking to go home, but when she ran
He hit her on the head and sent her flying,
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James Stephens

A Life-Lesson
There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
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James Whitcomb Riley

Limerick:There Was A Young Girl Of Majorca
There was a Young Girl of Majorca,
Whose aunt was a very fast walker;
She walked seventy miles,
And leaped fifteen stiles,
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Edward Lear

There Was A Young Girl Of Majorca
There was a Young Girl of Majorca,
Whose aunt was a very fast walker;
She walked seventy miles,
And leaped fifteen stiles,
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Edward Lear

A Boy's Tribute
Prettiest girl I've ever seen
Is Ma.
Lovelier than any queen
Is Ma.
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Edgar Albert Guest

The Plot Against The Giant
First Girl
When this yokel comes maundering,
Whetting his hacker,
I shall run before him,
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Wallace Stevens

The Girl I Left Behind Me
I said: â??I leave my bit of land-
In khaki they've entwined me,
I go abroad to lend a hand.�
Said she: â??My love, I understand.
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Edward George Dyson

The West-Of-Wessex Girl
A very West-of-Wessex girl,
As blithe as blithe could be,
Was once well-known to me,
And she would laud her native town,
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Thomas Hardy

Mine
O HOW my heart is beating as her name I keep repeating,
And I drink up joy like wine:
O how my heart is beating as her name I keep repeating,
For the lovely girl is mine!
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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

A Girl Who Weighed Many An Oz
A girl who weighed many an oz.
Used language I dare not pronoz.
For a fellow unkind
Pulled her chair out behind,
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Anonymous

That Pretty Girl
That pretty girl--
munching and rustling
the wrapped-up rice cake.

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Kobayashi Issa

Dream Fable
I saw myself in a wide green garden, more beautiful than I could begin to understand. In this garden was a young girl. I said to her, "How wonderful this place is!"

"Would you like to see a place even more wonderful than this?" she asked.

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Rabia Al Basri

Limerick: There Once Was A Girl Of Lahore
There once was a girl of Lahore,
The same shape behind as before;
As no one knew where
To offer a chair,
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William Cosmo Monkhouse

There Once Was A Girl Of Lahore
There once was a girl of Lahore,
The same shape behind as before;
As no one knew where
To offer a chair,
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William Cosmo Monkhouse

Sparrow, The Special Delight Of My Girl
Sparrow, the special delight of my girl,
whom often she teases and holds on her lap
and pokes with the tip of her finger, provoking
counterattacks with your mordant beak,
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Gaius Valerius Catullus

A Mother's Song
Little ships of whitest pearl
With sailors who were ancient kings,
Come over the sea when my little girl
Sings.
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Francis Ledwidge

There Was A Little Girl
There was a little girl,
Who had a little curl,
Right in the middle of her forehead.
When she was good,
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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