Famous Tread Lightly Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Tread Lightly poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous tread lightly poems. These examples illustrate what a famous tread lightly poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Wilde, Oscar
Tread lightly, she is near
Under the snow,
Speak gently, she can hear
The daisies grow.
All her bright golden hair
Tarnished with rust,
She that was young and fair
Fallen to dust.
Lily-like, white...Read More
by Howe, Julia Ward
The shell of objects inwardly consumed
Will stand, till some convulsive wind awakes;
Such sense hath Fire to waste the heart of things,
Nature, such love to hold the form she makes.
by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler
Beside a crib that holds a baby’s stocking,
A tattered picture book, a broken toy,
A sleeping mother dreams that she is rocking
Her fair-haired cherub boy.
Upon the cradle’s side her light...Read More
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