Famous poems by »

Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on more than 60 books of children's literature. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a socialist organisation later affiliated to the Labour Party.

FAVORITE (1 fan)

Famous poems by Edith Nesbit 308 total

Baby's Birthday 262 ViewsRate it:
The Garden 210 ViewsRate it:
Spring In War-Time 164 ViewsRate it:
Magic 142 ViewsRate it:
A Farewell 140 ViewsRate it:
Quand Meme 140 ViewsRate it:
The Ballad Of The White Lady 132 ViewsRate it:
To A Child 131 ViewsRate it:
Mother Song 130 ViewsRate it:
Summer Song 127 ViewsRate it:
A Portrait 127 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Sadness 127 ViewsRate it:
A Brown Study 126 ViewsRate it:
A Song For Peace And Honour 125 ViewsRate it:
The Gift Of The Gods 125 ViewsRate it:
Villeggiature 125 ViewsRate it:
Via Amoris 124 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song III 123 ViewsRate it:
A Parting II 121 ViewsRate it:
A Prayer For The King's Majesty 121 ViewsRate it:
Hopes 121 ViewsRate it:
Flower Of Aloe 120 ViewsRate it:
Sea-Shells 120 ViewsRate it:
Envoys 118 ViewsRate it:
The Charm 118 ViewsRate it:
The Nest 118 ViewsRate it:
To Iris 118 ViewsRate it:
Vies Manquees 118 ViewsRate it:
Waterloo Day 118 ViewsRate it:
Inasmuch As Ye Did It Not . . . 117 ViewsRate it:
Mummy Wheat 117 ViewsRate it:
The Beech Tree 117 ViewsRate it:
The Glow-Worm To Her Love 117 ViewsRate it:
A Song Of Trafalgar 116 ViewsRate it:
Love And Life 116 ViewsRate it:
Chloe 116 ViewsRate it:
Ebb-Tide 116 ViewsRate it:
The Daisies 116 ViewsRate it:
The Promise Of Spring 116 ViewsRate it:
The Return 116 ViewsRate it:
Song II 115 ViewsRate it:
Philosophy 114 ViewsRate it:
The Golden Rose 114 ViewsRate it:
A Tragedy 113 ViewsRate it:
The Destroyer 113 ViewsRate it:
Song 112 ViewsRate it:
The Star 112 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song II 112 ViewsRate it:
At Parting 112 ViewsRate it:
A Garden Of Girls 111 ViewsRate it:
At Evening Time There Shall Be Light 111 ViewsRate it:
February 111 ViewsRate it:
When! 111 ViewsRate it:
Before Winter 110 ViewsRate it:
New College Gardens, Oxford 110 ViewsRate it:
The Way Of Love 110 ViewsRate it:
To His lady, 110 ViewsRate it:
A Good-Bye 109 ViewsRate it:
Raison D'Etre 109 ViewsRate it:
Richborough Castle 109 ViewsRate it:
Values 109 ViewsRate it:
Pessimism 108 ViewsRate it:
The Temptation 108 ViewsRate it:
Trafalgar Day 108 ViewsRate it:
Song Of The Rose 107 ViewsRate it:
Song VII 107 ViewsRate it:
The Magic Flower 107 ViewsRate it:
May Song 106 ViewsRate it:
At The Last 105 ViewsRate it:
Parting 105 ViewsRate it:
To Rosamund 105 ViewsRate it:
The Moors 104 ViewsRate it:
The Treasure 104 ViewsRate it:
Work 103 ViewsRate it:
The Lower Room 103 ViewsRate it:
To Her: In Time Of War 103 ViewsRate it:
And The Rains Descended And The Floods Came 102 ViewsRate it:
Incompatibilities 102 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Joy 102 ViewsRate it:
Unofficial 102 ViewsRate it:
From The Portuguese 101 ViewsRate it:
At The Feast 100 ViewsRate it:
Out Of Hope 100 ViewsRate it:
A Song Of Parting 99 ViewsRate it:
Seed-Time And Harvest 99 ViewsRate it:
The December Rose 99 ViewsRate it:
The Magic Ring 99 ViewsRate it:
The Tree Of Knowledge 98 ViewsRate it:
Children's Playground In The City 98 ViewsRate it:
In Absence 98 ViewsRate it:
In Hospital 98 ViewsRate it:
Wedding Day 98 ViewsRate it:
Fear 97 ViewsRate it:
Saturday Song 97 ViewsRate it:
Song Of Long Ago 97 ViewsRate it:
The Appeal 97 ViewsRate it:
Betrayed 95 ViewsRate it:
The Husband Of To-Day 95 ViewsRate it:
The Island 95 ViewsRate it:
The Vault--After Sedgmoor 95 ViewsRate it:
Child's Song in Spring 94 ViewsRate it:
Chagrin D'Amour 93 ViewsRate it:
In Eclipse 93 ViewsRate it:
The Three Kings 93 ViewsRate it:
Two Christmas Eves 93 ViewsRate it:
The Fields Of Flanders 92 ViewsRate it:
The Home-Coming 92 ViewsRate it:
The Last Envoy 92 ViewsRate it:
At The Gate 91 ViewsRate it:
The Beatific Vision 91 ViewsRate it:
The Last Ditch 91 ViewsRate it:
Winter 91 ViewsRate it:
Autumn Song 90 ViewsRate it:
January 90 ViewsRate it:
Shepherds All And Maidens Fair 90 ViewsRate it:
Song V 90 ViewsRate it:
The Crown Of Life 90 ViewsRate it:
After Sixty Years 89 ViewsRate it:
On The Downs 89 ViewsRate it:
The Past 89 ViewsRate it:
Morning 88 ViewsRate it:
A Parting 88 ViewsRate it:
The Better Part 88 ViewsRate it:
Special Pleading 87 ViewsRate it:
The Ghost 86 ViewsRate it:
August 85 ViewsRate it:
May Day 84 ViewsRate it:
Absolution II 83 ViewsRate it:
The Poor Man's Guest 83 ViewsRate it:
Invocation II 82 ViewsRate it:
Song III 82 ViewsRate it:
The Champion 82 ViewsRate it:
The Will To Live 82 ViewsRate it:
True Love And New love 82 ViewsRate it:
Day And Night 81 ViewsRate it:
Mary Of Magdala 81 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song 81 ViewsRate it:
The End 81 ViewsRate it:
The Spell 81 ViewsRate it:
Love Well The Hour 80 ViewsRate it:
Medway Song 80 ViewsRate it:
The Last Defeat 80 ViewsRate it:
To The Queen Of England 80 ViewsRate it:
The Kiss 79 ViewsRate it:
Surrender 79 ViewsRate it:
The Wife Of All Ages 79 ViewsRate it:
Hope 78 ViewsRate it:
The Vain Spell 78 ViewsRate it:
The Way Of The Wood 78 ViewsRate it:
Age To Youth 77 ViewsRate it:
Faith II 77 ViewsRate it:
Teint Neutre 77 ViewsRate it:
To One Who Pleaded For Candour In Love 77 ViewsRate it:
St. Valentine's Day 76 ViewsRate it:
The Goose-Girl 75 ViewsRate it:
Christmas Hymn 74 ViewsRate it:
New Year 74 ViewsRate it:
Through The Wood 74 ViewsRate it:
To A Tulip-Bulb 74 ViewsRate it:
The Confession 73 ViewsRate it:
The Skylark 73 ViewsRate it:
The Guardian Angel 72 ViewsRate it:
The Refusal 72 ViewsRate it:
Christmas 71 ViewsRate it:
In Sanctuary 71 ViewsRate it:
In The Shallows 71 ViewsRate it:
Invocation 71 ViewsRate it:
Prayer In Time Of War 71 ViewsRate it:
The Gift Of Life 71 ViewsRate it:
Love And Knowledge 70 ViewsRate it:
For Dolly -- Who Does Not Learn Her Lessons 69 ViewsRate it:
La Derniere Robe De Soi 69 ViewsRate it:
Over And Undone 69 ViewsRate it:
The Stolen God--Lazarus To Dives 69 ViewsRate it:
A Life's Story 68 ViewsRate it:
From The Italian 68 ViewsRate it:
Until The Dawn 68 ViewsRate it:
A Star In The East 67 ViewsRate it:
To His Lady 67 ViewsRate it:
Renunciation 65 ViewsRate it:
A Comedy 64 ViewsRate it:
Surrender II 64 ViewsRate it:
The Eternal 64 ViewsRate it:
The Forest Pool 64 ViewsRate it:
The Spider Queen 64 ViewsRate it:
Gratitude 63 ViewsRate it:
Tekel 63 ViewsRate it:
In The Rose Garden 62 ViewsRate it:
New Year Song 62 ViewsRate it:
The Lost Embassy 62 ViewsRate it:
The Sphinx 62 ViewsRate it:
The Adventurer 61 ViewsRate it:
These Little Ones 61 ViewsRate it:
A Choice 60 ViewsRate it:
Maidenhood 60 ViewsRate it:
Too Late 60 ViewsRate it:
Town And Country 60 ViewsRate it:
Microcosm 59 ViewsRate it:
The Ferry 59 ViewsRate it:
Inspiration 58 ViewsRate it:
Faute De Mieux 58 ViewsRate it:
The Monk 58 ViewsRate it:
The Singing Of The Magnificat 57 ViewsRate it:
A Dirge 56 ViewsRate it:
En Tout Cas 56 ViewsRate it:
Lover's Quarrels 56 ViewsRate it:
Quieta Ne Movete 56 ViewsRate it:
In The Enchanted Tower 55 ViewsRate it:
Indiscretion 55 ViewsRate it:
The Enchanted Garden 55 ViewsRate it:
The Invitation 55 ViewsRate it:
The Fire 54 ViewsRate it:
Christmas Roses 54 ViewsRate it:
Rejected 54 ViewsRate it:
Song IV 54 ViewsRate it:
The Veil Of Maya 53 ViewsRate it:
Death 53 ViewsRate it:
Lullaby 53 ViewsRate it:
Requiem 53 ViewsRate it:
The Depths Of The Sea 53 ViewsRate it:
The Claim 52 ViewsRate it:
The Point Of View: II 52 ViewsRate it:
The Prodigal's Return 52 ViewsRate it:
Haunted 51 ViewsRate it:
The Old Dispensation 51 ViewsRate it:
At The Sound Of The Drum 50 ViewsRate it:
Evening Song 50 ViewsRate it:
Gretna Green 50 ViewsRate it:
The Day Of Judgment 50 ViewsRate it:
The Point Of View: I 50 ViewsRate it:
Evening Prayer 49 ViewsRate it:
The Prodigal Son 49 ViewsRate it:
Windflowers 49 ViewsRate it:
Accession 48 ViewsRate it:
Magnificat 48 ViewsRate it:
The Maiden's Prayer 48 ViewsRate it:
Entreaty 47 ViewsRate it:
From The Tuscan 47 ViewsRate it:
The Jilted Lover To His Mother 47 ViewsRate it:
To Vera, Who Asked A Song 47 ViewsRate it:
Appeal 46 ViewsRate it:
To One Who Bade Him Work 46 ViewsRate it:
By Faith With Thanksgiving 45 ViewsRate it:
A Kentish Garden 44 ViewsRate it:
In Trouble 44 ViewsRate it:
New Year Snow 44 ViewsRate it:
Silence 44 ViewsRate it:
Faith 43 ViewsRate it:
Ghosts 43 ViewsRate it:
Questions 43 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Grief 43 ViewsRate it:
The Death Of Agnes 42 ViewsRate it:
Chains Invisible 42 ViewsRate it:
The Things That Matter 42 ViewsRate it:
A Last Appeal 41 ViewsRate it:
Despair 41 ViewsRate it:
At Parting II 40 ViewsRate it:
White Magic 40 ViewsRate it:
Retro Santhanas 39 ViewsRate it:
De Profundis 38 ViewsRate it:
Margaret 38 ViewsRate it:
Over And Done 38 ViewsRate it:
Song VI 38 ViewsRate it:
The Despot 38 ViewsRate it:
The Offering 38 ViewsRate it:
Prelude 37 ViewsRate it:
Two Voices 37 ViewsRate it:
Not Now, When Skies Are Gold And Blue 36 ViewsRate it:
Discretion 36 ViewsRate it:
Birthday Talk For A Child 36 ViewsRate it:
Dream-Dew 36 ViewsRate it:
The Last Betrayal 36 ViewsRate it:
As It Is 35 ViewsRate it:
For The New Year 35 ViewsRate it:
The Egoists 35 ViewsRate it:
The Touchstone 35 ViewsRate it:
After Death 34 ViewsRate it:
Love Guerdons 34 ViewsRate it:
Out Of The Fulness Of The Heart The Mouth Speaketh 34 ViewsRate it:
Quieta Ne Movete II 34 ViewsRate it:
The Onlooker 34 ViewsRate it:
In Memoryt Of Saretta Deakin 33 ViewsRate it:
The Mother's Prayer 33 ViewsRate it:
To Hubert 33 ViewsRate it:
This Desirable Mansion 31 ViewsRate it:
Cul-De-Sac 30 ViewsRate it:
In The People's Park 30 ViewsRate it:
The Poet To His Love 30 ViewsRate it:
The Dead To The Living 29 ViewsRate it:
The Garden Refused 29 ViewsRate it:
England 28 ViewsRate it:
Love's Suicide 28 ViewsRate it:
The Choice 28 ViewsRate it:
The Gray Folk 27 ViewsRate it:
Absolution 27 ViewsRate it:
Bridal Eve 27 ViewsRate it:
Possession 27 ViewsRate it:
Second Nature 27 ViewsRate it:
The Old Magic 26 ViewsRate it:
The Last Act 25 ViewsRate it:
The ghost Bereft 24 ViewsRate it:
The Least Possible 24 ViewsRate it:
The Whirligig Of Time 24 ViewsRate it:
Compensation 22 ViewsRate it:
In Age 22 ViewsRate it:
The Moat House 22 ViewsRate it:
The Pedlar 20 ViewsRate it:
When you loved me 1 ViewRate it:

Share your thoughts on Edith Nesbit's poems with the community:


Use the citation below to add this poet to your bibliography:


"Edith Nesbit" Poetry.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 6 Aug. 2020. <https://www.poetry.net/poet/Edith+Nesbit>.

Missing a poem of Edith Nesbit?

Know another great poem from Edith Nesbit? Don't keep it to yourself!