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Story Poems

Classic poems that tell a story. For contemporary and longer works, please see our Novels and Stories in Verse list. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Picture Books (JE)


Field Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Howitt The Spider and the Fly
Longfellow The Children's Hour
Nash The Tale of Custard the Dragon

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


J811 Carmer The Boy Drummer of Vincennes
J811 Dickey Bronwen, the Traw and the Shape-Shifter
J811 Frost Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening
J811 Longfellow Paul Revere's Ride
J811 Longfellow The Song of Hiawatha
J811 Millay The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver
J811 Riley Little Orphant Annie
J811 Service The Cremation of Sam McGee
J811 Service The Shooting of Dan McGrew
J811 Thayer Casey at the Bat
J811 Whittier Barbara Frietchie
J811 Willard Pish, Posh, Said Hieronymous Bosch
J821 Belloc Matilda, Who Told Lies, and Was Burned to Death
J821 Browning The Pied Piper of Hamelin
J821 Carroll Jabberwocky    (Also JE Carroll )
J821 Carroll The Walrus and the Carpenter, and Other Poems
J821 Coleridge The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
J821 Eliot Mr. Mistoffelees; with, Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer
J821 Lear The Jumblies
J821 Lear The Owl and the Pussycat    (Also JE Lear and JE821 Lear)
J821 Oxford The Oxford Book of Story Poems
J821 Tennyson The Charge of the Light Brigade
J821 Wordsorth Lucy Gray, or, Solitude
J821.08 Parker 100 Story Poems
J881 Homer Hermes, Lord of Robbers
Y811 O'Huigin The Ghost Horse of the Mounties
Y811 Poe The Raven
Y821 Noyes The Highwayman
Y821 Tennyson The Lady of Shalott

Last Updated: 10/08

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