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.


Premium MemberA SESTINA - MY SECRET RIVER by Mick Talbot



 MY SECRET RIVER
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Its source some distance from its end, highlands.
A little trickle meanders a mile.
Pure, full of many forms of life, no fish!
Now babbles...

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Categories: nature, rap, river,

Smile in your sleep by Trent Turney
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Categories: absence, age, childhood, life,



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,

MEMOIRS OF WAR by Elizabeth Edemode
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
Starvation and...

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Categories: pain, children, war, children,

Premium MemberSestina by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
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...

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Categories: childhood, family, children, introspection,

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 Member'The Wakening World by Debbie Guzzi
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...

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Categories: devotion, education, hope, mystery,

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,

Premium MemberThe Wakening by Debbie Guzzi
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
populations’...

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Categories: allegory, childhood, computer-internet, history,

MIRACLE AT DAWN by Andrew Crisci
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...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, confusion, daughter,

Premium MemberInner Child by Paula Swanson
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...

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Categories: animals, childhood, family, happiness,

Premium MemberEm Bracing the Joy by Carrie Richards
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,...

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Categories: childhood, happinesslife, school, life,

Angellic Joy! by Sneha Agarwal
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...

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Categories: children, happiness, lifechild, life,

Premium MemberIdella's Gift by Debbie Guzzi
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...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, family, introspection,

A Daughter's Sestina by Green Leaf
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...

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Categories: daughter, dedication, family, father,

Premium MemberBastard Child by Debbie Guzzi
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
mistress of...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, childhood, death,

Premium MemberThe Heart of Poverty by Debbie Guzzi
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.
A fair...

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Categories: anniversary, caregiving, childhood, daughter,

Sestina of Self by Tamra Amato
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...

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Categories: childhood, cry, fear, hope,

LONELY by julie Cottingham

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...

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Categories: angstme, time, may, me,