POEMS ON OLD AGE:

POEMS ON OLD AGE:

JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO Poetry/Poem by Robert Burns (1759-1796)

JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO Poetry/Poem by Robert Burns (1759-1796) I JOHN ANDERSON my jo, John,When we were first acquent,Your locks were like the raven,Your bonie brow was brent;But now your brow is beld, John,Your locks are like the snaw,but blessings on your frosty pow,John Anderson, my jo! II John Anderson my jo, John,We clamb the …

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AT THE OLD LADIES’ HOME Poetry/Poem by Ruth Guthrie Harding (1882-?)

AT THE OLD LADIES’ HOME Poetry/Poem by Ruth Guthrie Harding (1882-?) THERE in a row of chairs upon the porchI saw them, women alien from the world,Set in a niche to watch the world go by:A few, born saints . . . but some had outworn sin;Sisters at last, from having done with life. Here …

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AGE Poetry/Poem by Anacreon (c.572-488 BC)

OFT am I by the women told,“Poor Anacreon! thou growest old;Look; how thy hairs are falling all;Poor Anacreon, how they fall!”–Whether I grow old or no,By the effects I do not know;But this I know, without being told,‘Tis time to live, if i grow old;‘Tis time short pleasures now to take,Of little life the best …

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Poems for Children

Poems for Children BESSIE’S SONG TO HER DOLL Poetry/Poem by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) BESSIE’S SONG TO HER DOLL Poetry/Poem by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) MATILDA JANE, you never lookAt any toy or picture-book.I show you pretty things in vain–You must be blind, Matilda Jane! I ask you riddles, tell you tales,But all our conversation fails.You never …

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BESSIE’S SONG TO HER DOLL Poetry/Poem by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

BESSIE’S SONG TO HER DOLL Poetry/Poem by Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) MATILDA JANE, you never lookAt any toy or picture-book.I show you pretty things in vain–You must be blind, Matilda Jane! I ask you riddles, tell you tales,But all our conversation fails.You never answer me again–I fear you’re dumb, Matilda Jane! Matilda darling, when I call,You …

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