Child Sestina Poems

These Child Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Child. These are the best examples of Sestina Child poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberFETAL POSITION IN THE ER by Cyndi MacMillan
 
Broken but disbelieving, we wait   
for any doctor to say it’s just blood
as the gray man greens, throws-
up in triage. A Goth...

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Categories: death, heartbreak, my child,

Dark by Alyse Williams
Nightfall begins. It's beautiful, magical,

even astonishing.  The grueling, long

process of avoiding my dreams.

So many bad thoughts from the books I read

right before bed. ...

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Categories: allusion, anxiety, child, dark,



Love by Keshan Govender
My demeanor, the aftermaths of recklessness 
A child once, a man to soon
The glory to my name gone, the grace faded
Change do I offer no...

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Categories: baby, beautiful, birth, growing

Life is but a dream by Teri LaRusso
Is this life but a dream? 
I once wondered to myself, in this life
Will we really find true happiness,
A place to which we can escape,
A...

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Categories: adventure, celebration, child, dream,

Snowman by Charlotte Kingsfield-Blake
He looked out at the snow and ice,
As a cold wind whistled winter
Through the door, bringing hope
Of making a real-life snowman,
A special friend for a...

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Categories: appreciation, best friend, child,

THE COMMITMENT OF TWO PARENTS by Andrew Crisci
Choosing that faithful woman to fulfill this fate,
she'll conceive a healthy baby with a loud scream,
a sweet cry so innocent piercing air and soul,
touch him...

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Categories: character, child, hope, love,

TWO STARS IN A CHILD'S FUTURE by Andrew Crisci
Choosing a faithful woman to fulfill this fate
to bring forth a baby with a loud scream;
sweet cry so innocent piercing air and soul,
touch him tenderly:...

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Categories: character, child, hope, love,

Window by Terry-Ann Coley
The father has left the family, 
To chart new territories somewhere 
So the mother looks to God for strength 
To bring up her little girl...

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Categories: family,

The Little Prince of Our House by Noel Villarosa
Our excitement to have you in our life
That you deserve a regal retreat inside our house
This once dark room spruced up with chic bedroom

With soaring...

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Categories: child, family, home, inspirational,

Premium MemberAngelic Callings by Debbie Guzzi
Words on a page, sounds, Mother's calling
soft tones rose from leather tomes sweetly,
through rouged lips they tumble with love.
Lullabies call through the coldest of nights
as...

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Categories: child, faith, hope, morning,

Shadow by Annalee Pierce
I've been waiting for someone to shed some light,
To take my hand and lead me back
Into the arms of the earth.
I've been ankle-deep in frost-kissed...

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Categories: love, words, me, me,

Darkness by Sandra Adams
somewhere in the depths of self
pity holds a child tight
mind spills her dreams
on star-filled nights
and reflections of yesterdays
echo through mirrored smiles

through framed glass i trace...

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Categories: childhood, confusion, life, child,

Premium MemberRaw Emotion by Samual Ronthorpe
This poem is written in the Sestina form.




Raw Emotion

Under the cloak of anger,
In a world full of despair,
Surrounded by misery and pain,
Engulfed in darkness,
Loss of...

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Categories: depression, me, lost, lost,

Premium MemberBye Gones by Debbie Guzzi
A full heart chokes
too full to feel
anything but broken.
Seems all is lost
and only phantoms linger
must I remain?

A hollow husk, a remnant
yet, engorged and choking 
on...

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Categories: depression, introspection, forgiveness, love,

Premium MemberDeath Undignified by Debbie Guzzi
The summer sun was high. The heat was oppressive.
A whalebone corset dug into my body's tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touches the pane
of...

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Categories: cowboy-western, introspection, life, baby,

STAGE CENTRE by Helen Murray
Christmas Sestina: Stage Centre!

A Child is born!  Of Life this is beginning.
His cup is to defend the truth and right.
A stable now becomes of...

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Categories: childhood, faith, history, inspirational,

Premium MemberWhat About the Children by Joyce Johnson
What do we tell the precious children, Lord,
those sweetly innocent and trusting ones?
They should not have to know of dreadful war,
our tiny daughters and our...

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Categories: warchild,

My Sources Of Joy by Darrin Funk
In slowing my breath I embody delight.
My mind is peacefully still, comforted
in meditation by compassionate warmth.
I am consumed by effortless pleasure,
enraptured and filled with a...

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Categories: happinessme, me,

Premium MemberThe Joy of Mother's Love by Barbara Gorelick
It begins with the joy of giving birth
Continues even after the moment of death
Life, like the scope of all man's music
Opening and closing passages of...

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Categories: life, lovejoy, life, time,

Premium MemberThe Joyous Father by Joe Flach
My joy is achieved by witnessing my children’s joy,
the pride they emit through accomplishing a good deed.
My love is increased by the love my children...

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Categories: fatherchildren, life, god, me,