Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay

American poet and playwright (B:1892-02-22 - D:1950-10-19)

Poems Comments

Counting-Out Rhyme

Silver bark of beech, and sallow
Bark of yellow birch and yellow
Twig of willow.

Stripe of green in moosewood maple,
Colour seen in leaf of apple,
Bark of popple.

Wood of popple pale as moonbeam,
Wood of oak for yoke and barn-beam,
Wood of hornbeam.

Silver bark of beech, and hollow
Stem of elder, tall and yellow
Twig of willow.

Poem topics: ,

Rate this poem:

Add Counting-Out Rhyme poem to your favorites

Add Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay to your favorites

Popular Poets

Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon (0 poems)
Sir Henry Parkes (2 poems)
Federico García Lorca (2 poems)
Abraham Lincoln (8 poems)
Sir William Jones (1 poems)
Frances Darwin Cornford (2 poems)
Yehudah HaLevi (2 poems)
Alexander Montgomerie (1 poems)
Richard Hovey (4 poems)
Helen Gray Cone (4 poems)

Popular Poems

The Four Points, by Rudyard Kipling
Jolly Good Ale And Old, by William Stevenson
Hyrder, som paa Marken her, by Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig
The Grey Fantail, by Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis
Bond And Free, by Robert Frost
The Junk Man, by Carl Sandburg
To Sweden, by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
On Entering The Sea, by Nizar Qabbani
The Laboratory-Ancien Régime, by Robert Browning
The Magdalen At The Madonnaâ??s Shrine, by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon