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Famous Little Sister Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Little Sister poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous little sister poems. These examples illustrate what a famous little sister poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Bible, The
22:001:001 The song of songs, which is Solomon's.

22:001:002 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth: for thy love is
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by Field, Eugene
 I'd not complain of Sister Jane, for she was good and kind,
Combining with rare comeliness distinctive gifts of mind;
Nay, I'll admit it were most fit that, worn by social...Read More

by Pinsky, Robert
 Not a "window on the world"
But as we call you,
A box a tube

Terrarium of dreams and wonders.
Coffer of shades, ordained
Cotillion of phosphors
Or liquid crystal

Homey miracle, tub
Of acquiescence, vein of...Read More

by Lindsay, Vachel
 "Yes," said the sister with the little pinched face,
The busy little sister with the funny little tract: —
"This is the climax, the grand fifth act.
There rides the proud, at...Read More

by Jarrell, Randall
 When the swans turned my sister into a swan
 I would go to the lake, at night, from milking:
The sun would look out through the reeds like a swan,
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by Taylor, Jane
 Little sister, come away, 
And let us in the garden play,
For it is a pleasant day. 

On the grass-plat let us sit, 
Or, if you please, we'll play a...Read More

by Taylor, Ann
 Go, go, my naughty girl, and kiss
Your little sister dear; 
I must not have such things as this,
And noisy quarrels here. 

What! little children scratch and fight,
That ought to...Read More

by Kipling, Rudyard
 (A. D. 1066)
 I followed my Duke ere I was a lover,
 To take from England fief and fee;
 But now this game is the other way over--
 But...Read More

by Russell, George William
 O HOLY SPIRIT of the Hazel, hearken now:
Though shining suns and silver moons burn on the bough,
And though the fruit of stars by many myriads gleam,
Yet in the undergrowth...Read More

by Laurence Dunbar, Paul
Belated wanderer of the ways of spring,
Lost in the chill of grim November rain,
Would I could read the message that you bring
And find in it the antidote for pain.
Does some...Read More

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