Archive for the ‘Robert Louis Stevenson’ Category.

A Child’s Thought

A Child's ThoughtA Children’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

At seven, when I go to bed,
I see such pictures in my head.

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A Good Play

A Good Play

A Children’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

We built a ship upon the stairs
All mde of the back-bedroom chairs,

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At the Seaside

At the Seaside PoemA Children’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

When I was down beside the sea
A wooden spade they gave to me.

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Bed in Summer

Bed in Summer

A Child’s Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

In Winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candlelight.

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Escape at Bedtime

Escape at Bedtime PoemA lovely bedtime poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The lights from the parlour and kitchen shone out
Through the blinds and the windows and bars;

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Foreign Lands

Foreign Lands PoemA poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Up into the cherry tree
Who should climb but little me?

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From a Railway Carriage

From a Railway Carriage PoemA poem for kids by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Faster than fairies, faster than witches,
Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;

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My Shadow

My Shadow PoemA poem for kids by Robert Louis Stevenson.

I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.

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Picture-books in Winter

Picture-books in Winter PoemA wintry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Summer fading, winter comes,
Frosty mornings, tingling thumbs,

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Pirate Story

Pirate Story PoemA fun children’s poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Three of us afloat in the meadow by the swing,
Three of us aboard in the basket on the lea.

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Summer Sun

Summer Sun PoemA happy summer poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Great is the sun, and wide he goes,
Through empty heaven without repose;

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The Land of Nod

The Land of Nod PoemA dreamy poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson.

From breakfast on through all the day,
At home among my friends I stay,

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The Land of Story-Books

The Land of Story-Books  PoemA Robert Louis Stevenson Poem.

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At evening when the lamp is lit,
Around the fire my parents sit;

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The Sun’s Travels

The Sun's Travels PoemA poem for kids by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The sun is not a-bed, when I,
At night upon my pillow lie;

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The Swing

The Swing PoemA fun poem for children by Robert Louis Stevenson.

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?

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Windy Nights

Windy Nights PoemA poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Whenever the moon and stars are set,
Whenever the wind is high,

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Winter Time

Winter Time PoemA wintry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Late lies the wintry sun a-bed,
A frosty, fiery sleepy-head;

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