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A dozen poems

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A Lynmouth Widow, by Amelia Josephine Burr



He was straight and strong, and his eyes were blue
As the summer meeting of sky and sea,
And the ruddy cliffs had a colder hue
Than flushed his cheek when he married me.

We passed the porch where the swallows breed,

Complete Poem


Myself to Myself, by Madan G. Gandhi



Only One remains
throughout the enoic time
weaving on His desire loom
new creations in succession.

The maker of the plot

Complete Poem


Love, by William Charles Wentworth



She loves me! From her own bliss-breathing lips
The live confession came, like rich perfume
From crimson petals bursting into bloom!
And still my heart at the remembrance skips
Like a young lion, and my tongue, too, trips

Complete Poem


Ambition, by Aline Kilmer



Kenton and Deborah, Michael and Rose,
These are fine children as all the world knows,
But into my arms in my dreams every night
Come Peter and Christopher, Faith and Delight.

Kenton is tropical, Rose is pure white,

Complete Poem


At Cape Schanck, by James Lister Cuthbertson



Down to the lighthouse pillar
The rolling woodland comes,
Gay with the gold of she-oaks
And the green of the stunted gums,
With the silver-grey of honeysuckle,

Complete Poem


Airly Beacon, by Charles Kingsley



AIRLY Beacon, Airly Beacon;
O the pleasant sight to see
Shires and towns from Airly Beacon,
While my love climb'd up to me!

Airly Beacon, Airly Beacon;

Complete Poem


Jenny kiss'd Me, by Leigh Hunt



JENNY kiss'd me when we met,
Jumping from the chair she sat in;
Time, you thief, who love to get
Sweets into your list, put that in!
Say I'm weary, say I'm sad,

Complete Poem


The Poet's Town, by John G. Neihardt



I

'Mid glad green miles of tillage
And fields where cattle graze,
A prosy little village,
You drowse away the days.

Complete Poem


Song, by George Darley



SWEET in her green dell the flower of beauty slumbers,
Lull'd by the faint breezes sighing through her hair;
Sleeps she and hears not the melancholy numbers
Breathed to my sad lute 'mid the lonely air.

Down from the high cliffs the rivulet is teeming

Complete Poem


The Lesser Children, by Ridgely Torrence



A Threnody at the Hunting Season

In the middle of August when the southwest wind
Blows after sunset through the leisuring air,
And on the sky nightly the mythic hind
Leads down the sullen dog star to his lair,

Complete Poem


Fair Janet, by Anonymous



Child Ballad 64

Ye maun gang to your father, Janet
Ye maun gang to him sune;
Ye maun gang to your father Janet,
Before his days are dune.

Complete Poem


A Wish, by Isaac McCleary



Let your veil fall sweet and fragrant
around my face. Sensuous as silk
soft and warm as the summer breeze,
close me in safe and secure in a perfumed world.

I look up into your eyes, they smile,

Complete Poem

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