Gabriela Mistral Child Poems

  • 1.
    Old Woman Census-taker,
    Death the Trickster,
    when you're going along,
    don't you meet my baby.
  • 2.
    A child's tiny feet,
    Blue, blue with cold,
    How can they see and not protect you?
    Oh, my God!
  • 3.
    From the icy niche where men placed you
    I lower your body to the sunny, poor earth.
    They didn't know I too must sleep in it
    and dream on the same pillow.
  • 4.
    I. You shall love beauty, which is the shadow of God
    over the Universe.

    II.There is no godless art. Although you love not the
  • 5.
    Let us go now into the forest.
    Trees will pass by your face,
    and I will stop and offer you to them,
    but they cannot bend down.
  • 6.
    A crippled child
    Said, â??How shall I dance?â?
    Let your heart dance
    We said.
Total 6 Child Poems by Gabriela Mistral

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