English poetry

Poems in English

Learning to Go Alone

Come, my darling, come away, Take a pretty walk to-day; Run along, and never fear, I’ll take care of baby […]

The Cow

Thank you, pretty cow, that made Pleasant milk to soak my bread, Every day and every night, Warm, and fresh, […]

Meddlesome Matty

One ugly trick has often spoil’d The sweetest and the best; Matilda, though a pleasant child, One ugly trick possess’d, […]

The Field Daisy

I’m a pretty little thing, Always coming with the spring; In the meadows green I’m found, Peeping just above the […]

The Baby’s Dance

Dance little baby, dance up high, Never mind baby, mother is by; Crow and caper, caper and crow, There little […]

The Washing and Dressing

Ah! why will my dear little girl be so cross, And cry, and look sulky, and pout? To lose her […]

The Star

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in […]

For a Naughty Little Girl

My sweet little girl should be cheerful and mild She must not be fretful and cry! Oh! why is this […]