Monthly Archives: July 2012


I love the hills that crown the shadowed glade Of light; They turn to royal purple at the touch Of night; Those hills that lift their sunny crags Toward the azure dome-, The barren cliffs-, the rocky hills-, The sea … Continue reading

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For a Friend on the Death of Her Husband

My heart goes out to you today, Your sorrow reaches far; Although your friends all rally round To touch you where you are. The loss of one you loved so dear Will never go away; But time will ease and … Continue reading

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A Vagabond Song

An Autumn day and the falling leaves In the harvest’s hazy air; The ripened nuts from the hazel trees, A flash of wings through the minted leaves, And a gentian, blue and fair. A sudden surge from a nearby brook, … Continue reading

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Gifts of Life

Give to me one of the gifts of life-, A dream that is wetted with tears; One that has hung in its maker’s shop Mid the cobwebs and dust of the years. Let me carry the dream with its beauty … Continue reading

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On A Stroll Through Lexington Market in Baltimore, Maryland During the Summer of 1928

I passed within the busy mart At Lexington to-day. I heeded not the milling crowds That swarmed along my way. I heeded not the market calls, Nor yet the heat of day. Were you to ask me what I saw … Continue reading

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Memories on a Day in July

The clouds have banked the sky with grey; The wind is blowing strong; A July day, upon the way The dust is rolled along. But let the storm clouds frown upon My sorrow and my pain; Let the wind blow … Continue reading

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