Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote the poem "Cradle Song" about a baby's bright future. "Where Did You Come From Baby Dear" by George MacDonald and "A Prayer for My Daughter" by William Butler Yeats offer a parent's perspective on babies. Christina Rossetti's "I know a baby, such a baby" celebrates the prec
A memorial poem refers to either a poem written to commemorate someone's life after they die or to an existing poem chosen for a funeral, wake or memorial service. Mourners and preachers often read or recite poems as part of speeches, prayers or eulogies.
Common fears include flying, public places, heights, spiders, dogs and blood. While many people face their fears and overcome them, others live life paralyzed by their fears.
Common fear that people experience include arachnophobia, the fear of spiders; acrophobia, the fear of heights; claustrophobia, the fear of close spaces; and mysophobia, the fear of germs, notes Everyday Health. People with such fears know they exist, but are often unable to cope or rid themselves o
Some famous Christmas poems are "Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas" by Clement Clarke Moore, "Journey of the Magi" by T.S. Eliot and "The Oxen" by Thomas Hardy. The first poem discusses Santa Claus, while the others discuss Jesus' birth.
One example of a motivational poem is "Success" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Another example is "Climb 'Til Your Dream Comes True" by Helen Steiner Rice.
A good poem about church is Philip Larkin's "Church Going." This poem explores the meaning of a church building in the modern era through the skeptical, yet respectful eyes of a non-religious person.
One sad poem, titled "Alone," and written by Edgar Alan Poe in 1829, tells a story of inner turmoil. The poem was not published until after Poe's death, but is dated one month after his foster mother had passed away. Poe describes his sadness throughout the poem, as can be seen in this excerpt, "My
Two very inspirational poems are "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou and "If" by Rudyard Kipling. Angelou's poem deals with the oppression experienced by the African-American community. "If" is a poem about bravery, triumph, overcoming misfortune and how to become a man.
Some funny famous poems include: "A Boy Named Sue" by Shel Silverstein, "The Pig" by Roald Dahl, "How doth the little crocodile..." by Lewis Carroll, "The Spider and the Fly" by Mary Howittand and "To A Mouse" by Robert Burns. These are some of the most popular funny poems.