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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.

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Famous poems by Edith Nesbit 308 total

Baby's Birthday 268 ViewsRate it:
The Garden 222 ViewsRate it:
Spring In War-Time 186 ViewsRate it:
Quand Meme 152 ViewsRate it:
Magic 145 ViewsRate it:
A Farewell 142 ViewsRate it:
The Ballad Of The White Lady 136 ViewsRate it:
To A Child 135 ViewsRate it:
Via Amoris 134 ViewsRate it:
Summer Song 132 ViewsRate it:
Mother Song 131 ViewsRate it:
Envoys 131 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Sadness 129 ViewsRate it:
The Nest 129 ViewsRate it:
A Portrait 128 ViewsRate it:
New College Gardens, Oxford 128 ViewsRate it:
A Brown Study 127 ViewsRate it:
A Prayer For The King's Majesty 127 ViewsRate it:
A Song For Peace And Honour 127 ViewsRate it:
The Charm 127 ViewsRate it:
The Gift Of The Gods 127 ViewsRate it:
Hopes 126 ViewsRate it:
Sea-Shells 125 ViewsRate it:
Villeggiature 125 ViewsRate it:
A Parting II 124 ViewsRate it:
Chloe 124 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song III 124 ViewsRate it:
The Beech Tree 124 ViewsRate it:
Flower Of Aloe 123 ViewsRate it:
The Glow-Worm To Her Love 123 ViewsRate it:
Vies Manquees 122 ViewsRate it:
To Iris 121 ViewsRate it:
Song 120 ViewsRate it:
The Golden Rose 120 ViewsRate it:
Waterloo Day 120 ViewsRate it:
Love And Life 119 ViewsRate it:
Ebb-Tide 119 ViewsRate it:
Inasmuch As Ye Did It Not . . . 119 ViewsRate it:
The Promise Of Spring 119 ViewsRate it:
The Return 119 ViewsRate it:
Before Winter 118 ViewsRate it:
Mummy Wheat 118 ViewsRate it:
To His lady, 118 ViewsRate it:
A Song Of Trafalgar 117 ViewsRate it:
Philosophy 117 ViewsRate it:
A Tragedy 116 ViewsRate it:
Song II 116 ViewsRate it:
The Daisies 116 ViewsRate it:
At Parting 115 ViewsRate it:
The Star 114 ViewsRate it:
February 114 ViewsRate it:
The Destroyer 114 ViewsRate it:
When! 114 ViewsRate it:
A Garden Of Girls 113 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song II 113 ViewsRate it:
At Evening Time There Shall Be Light 113 ViewsRate it:
To Her: In Time Of War 113 ViewsRate it:
Pessimism 112 ViewsRate it:
Trafalgar Day 112 ViewsRate it:
A Good-Bye 111 ViewsRate it:
The Way Of Love 111 ViewsRate it:
Raison D'Etre 110 ViewsRate it:
Richborough Castle 110 ViewsRate it:
The December Rose 110 ViewsRate it:
Values 110 ViewsRate it:
Song Of The Rose 109 ViewsRate it:
The Lower Room 109 ViewsRate it:
The Temptation 109 ViewsRate it:
The Treasure 109 ViewsRate it:
At The Last 108 ViewsRate it:
May Song 108 ViewsRate it:
Song VII 108 ViewsRate it:
The Magic Flower 108 ViewsRate it:
Child's Song in Spring 107 ViewsRate it:
Saturday Song 107 ViewsRate it:
Parting 106 ViewsRate it:
To Rosamund 106 ViewsRate it:
Work 104 ViewsRate it:
And The Rains Descended And The Floods Came 104 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Joy 104 ViewsRate it:
The Moors 104 ViewsRate it:
Unofficial 104 ViewsRate it:
The Tree Of Knowledge 103 ViewsRate it:
At The Feast 103 ViewsRate it:
Fear 103 ViewsRate it:
From The Portuguese 102 ViewsRate it:
Incompatibilities 102 ViewsRate it:
Out Of Hope 102 ViewsRate it:
Seed-Time And Harvest 102 ViewsRate it:
Children's Playground In The City 101 ViewsRate it:
Winter 101 ViewsRate it:
A Song Of Parting 100 ViewsRate it:
A Parting 100 ViewsRate it:
Song Of Long Ago 100 ViewsRate it:
The Ghost 100 ViewsRate it:
The Magic Ring 100 ViewsRate it:
The Three Kings 100 ViewsRate it:
In Absence 99 ViewsRate it:
In Hospital 99 ViewsRate it:
Wedding Day 99 ViewsRate it:
The Appeal 98 ViewsRate it:
Betrayed 97 ViewsRate it:
In Eclipse 97 ViewsRate it:
The Husband Of To-Day 97 ViewsRate it:
The Vault--After Sedgmoor 97 ViewsRate it:
The Island 95 ViewsRate it:
Chagrin D'Amour 94 ViewsRate it:
Surrender 94 ViewsRate it:
The Home-Coming 94 ViewsRate it:
The Last Envoy 94 ViewsRate it:
Morning 93 ViewsRate it:
At The Gate 93 ViewsRate it:
Song V 93 ViewsRate it:
The Fields Of Flanders 93 ViewsRate it:
Two Christmas Eves 93 ViewsRate it:
January 92 ViewsRate it:
The Beatific Vision 92 ViewsRate it:
The Last Ditch 92 ViewsRate it:
The Past 92 ViewsRate it:
After Sixty Years 91 ViewsRate it:
On The Downs 91 ViewsRate it:
Shepherds All And Maidens Fair 91 ViewsRate it:
The Crown Of Life 91 ViewsRate it:
Autumn Song 90 ViewsRate it:
The Better Part 90 ViewsRate it:
Age To Youth 89 ViewsRate it:
August 89 ViewsRate it:
Special Pleading 89 ViewsRate it:
Song III 88 ViewsRate it:
Day And Night 87 ViewsRate it:
Absolution II 87 ViewsRate it:
Invocation II 87 ViewsRate it:
The Guardian Angel 86 ViewsRate it:
The Wife Of All Ages 86 ViewsRate it:
Mary Of Magdala 85 ViewsRate it:
The Last Defeat 85 ViewsRate it:
The Poor Man's Guest 85 ViewsRate it:
May Day 84 ViewsRate it:
The Will To Live 84 ViewsRate it:
Love Well The Hour 83 ViewsRate it:
Spring Song 83 ViewsRate it:
The Champion 83 ViewsRate it:
True Love And New love 83 ViewsRate it:
The End 82 ViewsRate it:
The Spell 82 ViewsRate it:
The Vain Spell 82 ViewsRate it:
Medway Song 81 ViewsRate it:
New Year 81 ViewsRate it:
The Goose-Girl 81 ViewsRate it:
The Gift Of Life 80 ViewsRate it:
To The Queen Of England 80 ViewsRate it:
The Kiss 79 ViewsRate it:
Christmas Hymn 79 ViewsRate it:
Faith II 79 ViewsRate it:
The Skylark 79 ViewsRate it:
The Way Of The Wood 79 ViewsRate it:
Hope 78 ViewsRate it:
St. Valentine's Day 77 ViewsRate it:
Teint Neutre 77 ViewsRate it:
To One Who Pleaded For Candour In Love 77 ViewsRate it:
Through The Wood 76 ViewsRate it:
A Star In The East 75 ViewsRate it:
Christmas 75 ViewsRate it:
In Sanctuary 75 ViewsRate it:
To A Tulip-Bulb 75 ViewsRate it:
The Confession 74 ViewsRate it:
Invocation 73 ViewsRate it:
From The Italian 72 ViewsRate it:
Love And Knowledge 72 ViewsRate it:
Prayer In Time Of War 72 ViewsRate it:
The Refusal 72 ViewsRate it:
For Dolly -- Who Does Not Learn Her Lessons 71 ViewsRate it:
In The Shallows 71 ViewsRate it:
La Derniere Robe De Soi 70 ViewsRate it:
Over And Undone 70 ViewsRate it:
The Stolen God--Lazarus To Dives 70 ViewsRate it:
Until The Dawn 70 ViewsRate it:
A Life's Story 69 ViewsRate it:
The Prodigal's Return 68 ViewsRate it:
To His Lady 68 ViewsRate it:
The Forest Pool 67 ViewsRate it:
Town And Country 67 ViewsRate it:
Renunciation 66 ViewsRate it:
Surrender II 66 ViewsRate it:
A Comedy 65 ViewsRate it:
Gratitude 65 ViewsRate it:
The Spider Queen 65 ViewsRate it:
Tekel 64 ViewsRate it:
The Eternal 64 ViewsRate it:
The Sphinx 64 ViewsRate it:
Christmas Roses 63 ViewsRate it:
New Year Song 63 ViewsRate it:
The Adventurer 63 ViewsRate it:
The Ferry 63 ViewsRate it:
En Tout Cas 62 ViewsRate it:
In The Rose Garden 62 ViewsRate it:
Song IV 62 ViewsRate it:
The Lost Embassy 62 ViewsRate it:
These Little Ones 62 ViewsRate it:
Too Late 62 ViewsRate it:
A Choice 61 ViewsRate it:
Inspiration 61 ViewsRate it:
Maidenhood 61 ViewsRate it:
Microcosm 61 ViewsRate it:
Death 60 ViewsRate it:
Faute De Mieux 60 ViewsRate it:
Lullaby 60 ViewsRate it:
The Enchanted Garden 60 ViewsRate it:
Silence 59 ViewsRate it:
The Monk 59 ViewsRate it:
Accession 58 ViewsRate it:
Quieta Ne Movete 58 ViewsRate it:
Requiem 58 ViewsRate it:
The Singing Of The Magnificat 58 ViewsRate it:
The Fire 57 ViewsRate it:
From The Tuscan 57 ViewsRate it:
Indiscretion 57 ViewsRate it:
The Invitation 57 ViewsRate it:
To One Who Bade Him Work 57 ViewsRate it:
A Dirge 56 ViewsRate it:
In The Enchanted Tower 56 ViewsRate it:
Lover's Quarrels 56 ViewsRate it:
Rejected 56 ViewsRate it:
The Old Dispensation 56 ViewsRate it:
The Claim 55 ViewsRate it:
The Veil Of Maya 54 ViewsRate it:
Gretna Green 54 ViewsRate it:
The Depths Of The Sea 54 ViewsRate it:
Haunted 53 ViewsRate it:
Evening Song 53 ViewsRate it:
The Prodigal Son 53 ViewsRate it:
At The Sound Of The Drum 52 ViewsRate it:
In Trouble 52 ViewsRate it:
Questions 52 ViewsRate it:
The Point Of View: I 52 ViewsRate it:
The Point Of View: II 52 ViewsRate it:
Entreaty 51 ViewsRate it:
Evening Prayer 51 ViewsRate it:
The Day Of Judgment 51 ViewsRate it:
Magnificat 50 ViewsRate it:
The Maiden's Prayer 50 ViewsRate it:
A Kentish Garden 49 ViewsRate it:
Not Now, When Skies Are Gold And Blue 49 ViewsRate it:
New Year Snow 49 ViewsRate it:
To Vera, Who Asked A Song 49 ViewsRate it:
Windflowers 49 ViewsRate it:
The Jilted Lover To His Mother 48 ViewsRate it:
Appeal 47 ViewsRate it:
Chains Invisible 47 ViewsRate it:
By Faith With Thanksgiving 46 ViewsRate it:
De Profundis 46 ViewsRate it:
Quieta Ne Movete II 46 ViewsRate it:
The Death Of Agnes 45 ViewsRate it:
As It Is 45 ViewsRate it:
Despair 45 ViewsRate it:
Ghosts 45 ViewsRate it:
Prelude 45 ViewsRate it:
The Last Betrayal 45 ViewsRate it:
White Magic 45 ViewsRate it:
Faith 44 ViewsRate it:
The Heart Of Grief 44 ViewsRate it:
Dream-Dew 43 ViewsRate it:
Song VI 43 ViewsRate it:
At Parting II 42 ViewsRate it:
A Last Appeal 42 ViewsRate it:
The Offering 42 ViewsRate it:
The Things That Matter 42 ViewsRate it:
Birthday Talk For A Child 41 ViewsRate it:
Retro Santhanas 41 ViewsRate it:
Margaret 40 ViewsRate it:
The Despot 40 ViewsRate it:
Discretion 39 ViewsRate it:
Cul-De-Sac 39 ViewsRate it:
Over And Done 39 ViewsRate it:
The Touchstone 39 ViewsRate it:
Two Voices 38 ViewsRate it:
The Onlooker 37 ViewsRate it:
This Desirable Mansion 37 ViewsRate it:
For The New Year 36 ViewsRate it:
Out Of The Fulness Of The Heart The Mouth Speaketh 36 ViewsRate it:
The Egoists 36 ViewsRate it:
After Death 35 ViewsRate it:
In Memoryt Of Saretta Deakin 35 ViewsRate it:
Love Guerdons 34 ViewsRate it:
The Dead To The Living 34 ViewsRate it:
To Hubert 34 ViewsRate it:
Absolution 33 ViewsRate it:
Second Nature 33 ViewsRate it:
The Mother's Prayer 33 ViewsRate it:
In The People's Park 32 ViewsRate it:
The Garden Refused 32 ViewsRate it:
England 31 ViewsRate it:
Possession 31 ViewsRate it:
The Poet To His Love 31 ViewsRate it:
Love's Suicide 30 ViewsRate it:
The Least Possible 29 ViewsRate it:
The Gray Folk 28 ViewsRate it:
Bridal Eve 28 ViewsRate it:
The Choice 28 ViewsRate it:
The ghost Bereft 28 ViewsRate it:
The Whirligig Of Time 28 ViewsRate it:
Compensation 26 ViewsRate it:
The Last Act 26 ViewsRate it:
The Old Magic 26 ViewsRate it:
In Age 23 ViewsRate it:
The Moat House 23 ViewsRate it:
The Pedlar 23 ViewsRate it:
When you loved me 9 ViewsRate it:

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