Alan Alexander Milne

A. A. Milne was a well-loved English children’s author who is best known for his Winnie-the-Pooh books and related poems. He also wrote screenplays, detective stories, and worked for the British film industry.  Read more about A.A. Milne.

Buckingham Palace

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Buckingham Palace’ is one of the clever poems that A.A. Milne wrote featuring his famous characters from the Winnie-the-Pooh books. It depicts Alice and Christopher’s trip to see the changing of the guard.

Halfway Down

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Halfway Down’ by A.A. Milne focuses on a moment in which a young speaker is stuck between the top of the stairs and the bottom. It is both entertaining and thoughtful.

If I Were King

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘If I Were King’ by A.A. Milne is a highly entertaining poem. It contains the fantastical thoughts of a young boy who wants to be king.

Now We Are Six

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Now We Are Six’ by A. A. Milne is a funny poem. The young speaker talks about what life was like when they were younger than they are now.

Poem by Eeyore

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Poem by Eeyore’ is one of the best poems A.A. Milne wrote featuring characters from Winnie-the-Pooh. In this case, Eeyore shares his relatable thoughts about writing.

Sneezles

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Sneezles’ by A.A. Milne is a funny poem that uses outrageous images. The young speaker, Christopher Robin, depicts his dreadful made-up illness.

Solitude

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Solitude’ by A.A. Milne discusses themes of solitude. The poem also evokes feelings of contentment as Milne depicts Christopher’s secret hideaway.

Spring Morning

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Spring Morning’ by A. A. Milne creates an uncertain and nostalgic tone by asking the same question several times. The young speak can’t stop asking “Where am I going?”

The Friend

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘The Friend’ by A.A. Milne is a thoughtful poem about fear. The speaker openly discusses his own concerns about his creative work and reputation.

Us Two

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Us Two’ is a classic A.A. Milne poem. It depicts the simple and lighthearted adventures of Winnie the Pooh and the speaker, who is likely Christopher Robin.

Vespers

by Alan Alexander Milne

‘Vespers’ by A.A. Milne is a thoughtful religious poem. It depicts Christopher Robin’s bedtime routine and prayers.

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