Sunday, 31 May 2015

Family Poetry

Here are ten poems about mothers, fathers, daughters and sons.

1.  The Black Lace Fan My Mother Gave Me by Eavan Boland http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/eavan_boland/poems/1197.html.

2.  Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old? (author unknown) http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems/best/mother_daughter.

3.  Blessing by Christina Holmes http://www.lovepoemsandpoets.com/poems/mother_daughter.

4.  A Prayer for my Daughter by William Butler Yeats http://www.poemhunter.com/poems/daughter/page-/13765/.

5.  A Flower Given to my Daughter by James Joyce http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/a-flower-given-to-my-daughter/.

6.  A Father to His Son by Carl Sandburg http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/a-father-to-his-son-by-carl-sandburg.

7.  If by Emily Dickinson http://www.poetrysoup.com/famous/poems/best/son.

8.  My Father's Hats by Mark Irwin http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/my-fathers-hats.

9.  My Father was a Farmer by Robert Burns http://poetry.about.com/od/poemsbytitlem/l/blburnsmyfather.htm.

10.  Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/those-winter-sundays.




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