BABY POEMS

Someone Ate The Baby
Someone ate the baby it's rather sad to say
Someone ate the baby so she won't be out to play
We'll never hear her whiney cry or have to feel if she is dry
We'll never hear her asking why why why someone ate the baby
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Shel Silverstein

Dreadful
Someone ate the baby.
It's rather sad to say.
Someone ate the baby
So she won't be out to play.
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Shel Silverstein

Home And The Baby
Home was never home before,
Till the baby came.
Love no golden jewels wore,
Till the baby came.
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Edgar Albert Guest

The Sleeping Child
My baby slept-how calm his rest,
As o'er his handsome face a smile
Like that of angel flitted, while
He lay so still upon my breast!
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Eugene Field

The Swallow
The morning that my baby came
They found a baby swallow dead,
And saw a something, hard to name,
Flit moth-like over baby's bed.
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Ralph Hodgson

A Baby's Love
A BABY is the best to love,
She always smiles when you draw near,
Though ugly you may be of face,
No handsomer may interfere
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Edgar Albert Guest

Baby's First Journey
Lightly they hold him and lightly they sway him-
Soft as a pillow are somebody's arms.
Down he goes slowly, ever so lowly
Over the rim of the cradle they lay him-
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Somebody’s Baby’s Dead
A hearse all draped in mourning,
With white plumes overhead,
Bearing a little coffin-
Somebody's baby's dead.
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Madge Morris Wagner

Baby Vamps
Baby vamps, is it harder work than it used to be?
Are the new soda parlors worse than the old time saloons?
Baby vamps, do you have jobs in the day time or is this all you do? do you come out only at night?
In the winter at the skating rinks, in the summer at the roller coaster parks,
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Carl Sandburg

Lullaby
The maple strews the embers of its leaves
O'er the laggard swallows nestled 'neath the eaves;
And the moody cricket falters in his cry--Baby-bye!--
And the lid of night is falling o'er the sky--Baby-bye!--
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James Whitcomb Riley

The Baby's Dance
Dance little baby, dance up high,
Never mind baby, mother is by;
Crow and caper, caper and crow,
There little baby, there you go;
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Ann Taylor

The Sitter
Mrs. McTwitter was the baby-sitter
I think she's a little bit crazy.
She thinks a baby-sitter's supposed
To sit upon the baby.
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Shel Silverstein

A Baby's Feet
A baby's feet, like sea shells pink,
Might tempt, should heaven see meet
An angel's lips to kiss, we think,
A baby's feet.
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Algernon Charles Swinburne

Baby Charley.
He's fast asleep. See how, O Wife,
Night's finger on the lip of life
Bids whist the tongue, so prattle-rife,
Of busy Baby Charley.
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Sidney Lanier

Rocking the Baby
I hear her rocking the baby--
Her room is next to mine--
And I fancy I feel the dimpled arms
That round her neck entwine,
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Anonymous Americas

A New Baby In The House
Something to talk about, something to do,
Something to laugh at the whole day through,
Something to look at with pride and with glee,
Something for friends to come in just to see;
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Edgar Albert Guest

A Couple More Years
I've got a couple more years on you, baby...that's all.
I've had more chances to fly and more places to fall.
And it ain't that I'm wiser...
It's only that I've spent more time with my back to the wall.
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Shel Silverstein

Hush A By Baby
Hush-a-by Baby
On the tree top,
When the wind blows
The cradle will rock;
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Anonymous English

Rocking The Baby
I hear her rocking the baby-
Her room is just next to mine-
And I fancy I feel the dimpled arms
That round her neck entwine,
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Madge Morris Wagner

�tude Réaliste (Excerpts)
A baby's hands, like rosebuds furled
Whence yet no leaf expands,
Ope if you touch, though close upcurled,
A baby's hands.
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Algernon Charles Swinburne

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