Poems Every Child Should Know – Audible

edited by Mary E. Burt (1850-1918)

This anthology of poetry, published in 1904, contains such favorites as The Raven, My Shadow, and The Village Blacksmith, as well as many lovely poems that may be unfamiliar. Most of the poems in this collection are short enough for children to memorize.

Total running time: 8:07:47
Read by Kara Shallenberg

Collection Of Poems For Children Include:

  1. The Arrow and the Song; The Babie; Let Dogs Delight to Bark and Bite; Little Drops of Water; He Prayeth Best; Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; Spring’s at the Morn; The Days of the Month
  2. True Royalty; Playing Robinson Crusoe; My Shadow; Little White LilyHow the Leaves Came Down; Wee Willie Winkie; The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
  3. Wynken, Blynken, and Nod; The Duel
  4. The Boy Who Never Told a Lie; Whatever Brawls Disturb the Street; Bluebell of Scotland; Two Little Wings; Farewell
  5. Casabianca; The Captain’s Daughter
  6. The Village Blacksmith; Sweet and Low; The Violet; The Rainbow
  7. A Visit from St. Nicholas; The Star-Spangled Banner
  8. Father William; The Nightingale and the Glow-worm
  9. Jack Frost; The Owl; Little Billie
  10. The Butterfly and the Bee; An Incident of the French Camp; Robert of Lincoln
  11. Old Grimes; Song of Life; Fairy Song
  12. A Boy’s Song; Buttercups and Daisies; The Rainbow; Old Ironsides
  13. Little Orphant Annie; O Captain My Captain
  14. Ingratitude; The Ivy Green; The Noble Nature; The Flying Squirrel
  15. Warren’s Address; The Song in Camp; The Bugle Song
  16. The Three Bells of Glasgow; Sheridan’s Ride
  17. The Sandpiper; Lady Clare
  18. The Lord of Burleigh
  19. Hiawatha’s Childhood
  20. I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud; John Barelycorn; A Life on the Ocean Wave
  21. The Death of the Old Year; Abou Ben Adhem
  22. A Farm-Yard Song
  23. To a Mouse; To a Mountain Daisy
  24. Barbara Frietchie
  25. Lochinvar
  26. Lord Ullin’s Daughter; The Charge of the Light Brigade
  27. The Tournament; The Wind and the Moon
  28. Jesus the Carpenter; Letty’s Globe; A Dream; Heaven is not Reached at a Single Bound
  29. The Battle of Blenheim
  30. Fidelity; The Chambered Nautilus
  31. Crossing the Bar; The Overland-Mail; Pibroch of Donuil Dhu
  32. Marco Bozzaris
  33. The Death of Napoleon; How Sleep the Brave; The Flag Goes By; Hohenlinden; My Old Kentucky Home
  34. Old Folks at Home; The Wreck of the Hesperus
  35. Robert Bruce’s Address to his Army; The Inchcape Rock
  36. The Finding of the Lyre; A Chrysalis
  37. For a’ That and a’ That; The New Arrival
  38. The Brook; The Ballad of the Clampherdown
  39. The Destruction of Sennacherib; I Remember, I Remember; Driving Home the Cows
  40. Krinken; Stevenson’s Birthday
  41. A Modest Wit; The Legend of Bishop Hatto
  42. Columbus; The Shepherd of King Admetus
  43. How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix
  44. The Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna; The Eve of Waterloo
  45. Ivry
  46. The Glove and the Lions; The Well of St. Keyne
  47. The Nautilus and the Ammonite; The Solitude of Alexander Selkirk
  48. The Homes of England; Horatius at the Bridge (Part 1)
  49. Horatius at the Bridge (Part 2)
  50. The Planting of the Apple Tree
  51. June; A Psalm of Life; Barnacles
  52. A Happy Life; Home, Sweet Home; Juliet of Nations; Woodman, Spare That Tree
  53. Abide With Me; Lead, Kindly Light; The Last Rose of Summer; Annie Laurie
  54. The Ship of State; America; The Landing of the Pilgrims
  55. The Lotos-Eaters; Moly
  56. Cupid Drowned; Cupid Stung; Cupid and my Campasbe; A Ballad for a Boy
  57. The Skeleton in Armour
  58. The Revenge
  59. Sir Galahad; A Name in the Sand
  60. The Voice of Spring; The Forsaken Merman
  61. The Banks o’ Doon; The Light of Other Days; My Own Shall Come to Me
  62. Ode to a Skylark; The Sands of Dee
  63. A Wish; Lucy; Solitude; John Anderson; The God of Music
  64. A Musical Instrument; The Brides of Enderby
  65. The Lye; L’Envoi
  66. Contentment; The Harp That Once Through Tara’s Halls; The Old Oaken Bucket
  67. The Raven
  68. Arnold von Winkelried
  69. Life I Know Not What Thou Art; Mercy; Polonius’ Advice; Antony’s Speech; The Skylark
  70. The Choir Invisible; The World is Too Much With Us; Sonnet on His Blindness; She Was a Phantom of Delight
  71. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
  72. Rabbi Ben Ezra
  73. Prospice; Recessional; Ozymandias of Egypt
  74. Mortality; On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
  75. Herve Riel
  76. The Problem; To America
  77. The English Flag
  78. The Man with the Hoe

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