GIRL POEMS

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why Was Cupid A Boy
Why was Cupid a boy,
And why a boy was he?
He should have been a girl,
For aught that I can see.
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William Blake

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

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

Maire My Girl
Over the dim blue hills
Strays a wild river,
Over the dim blue hills
Rests my heart ever.
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John Keegan Casey

A Cowherding girl
The plums tasted
sweet to the unlettered desert-tribe girl-
but what manners! To chew into each! She was ungainly,
low-caste, ill mannered and dirty,
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Mirabai

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

Lake
Maidenly lake, fathomless lake,
Stay as you were once, overgrown with rushes,
Idling with a reflected cloud, for my sake
Whom your shore no longer touches.
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Czeslaw Milosz

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

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

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Kobayashi Issa

Do The Dead Know What Time It Is?
The old guy put down his beer.
Son, he said,
(and a girl came over to the table where we were:
asked us by Jack Christ to buy her a drink.)
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Kenneth Patchen

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