Childhood Sestina Poems
These Childhood Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Childhood. These are the best examples of Sestina Childhood poems written by international poets.
A SESTINA - MY SECRET RIVER
nature, rap, river,
MY SECRET RIVER
Its source some distance from its end, highlands.
A little trickle meanders a mile.
Pure, full of many forms of life, no fish!
absence, age, childhood, life,
appreciation, best friend, child,
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...
MEMOIRS OF WAR
pain, children, war, children,
By the river corner I sat and wept
Memories of the war flooding my mind
Imagines of rotting bodies everywhere
The smell of dying children pungent still
childhood, family, children, introspection,
Quite often it seems we tell kids, it’s best to be first
They sign up for fun; parents, it seems, for the fame
Whether it’s academics or...
childhood, confusion, life, child,
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...
'The Wakening World
devotion, education, hope, mystery,
The Wakening World
A new world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal...
childhood, faith, history, inspirational,
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...
What About the Children
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...
allegory, childhood, computer-internet, history,
The world spins kaleidoscopic, a whorl of color in revolt.
Oceans quake malleable, molding into fissures of tectonic hunger,
ravaging the deep, stirring the primal need depressing
MIRACLE AT DAWN
caregiving, childhood, confusion, daughter,
No mother would fill up her eyes with tears of woman...
if it weren't for God performing a miracle at dawn,
as she cried out in joy...
animals, childhood, family, happiness,
In the unrestrained laughter of children,
is the exalted, purity of joy.
Just seeing that first Crocus of the Spring
or kittens, their antics, exuberant.
You can't help but...
Em Bracing the Joy
childhood, happinesslife, school, life,
All those High School years, she stared at smiles
and would envy those, lined up in rows
shoulder to shoulder, enjoying the carefree days.
They with porcelain jewels,...
children, happiness, lifechild, life,
Sweet were those childhood times
No worries no fear, just a carefree life
Mother’s lap seemed the treasure of world
Rejoicing each day with heartfelt joy
Happiness needed no...
caregiving, childhood, family, introspection,
There are smells and sights and tastes which always remind
of Grandma with her rows of flowers bright,
the red of poppy the gladiolas white, the...
A Daughter's Sestina
daughter, dedication, family, father,
In the company of a mouthful of silence,
I resort to chattering with the wind;
Whose carefree fingers grace the freezing leaves,
That once were...
angst, caregiving, childhood, death,
Like a penny, lost and worthless, woman
mother, and buried within the origin pit, dark
she brought me like a Jezebel into her life of mourning
The Heart of Poverty
anniversary, caregiving, childhood, daughter,
Once upon a time, mother was gifted new life.
Reformed, reborn the second child to poverty,
through the coldness of a Maine winter came beauty.
Sestina of Self
childhood, cry, fear, hope,
I am the center of raw and wild feelings.
Born from an ancient spirit of infant and child.
Falling back in a womb of darkness, myself I...
angstme, time, may, me,
I watch the passage of the sands of time
As the gold and red combine on fire in the falling sunset
Yesterday I was content
Alas my dreams...