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Winter Verse

Winter Verse A selection of quotations pondering the chill winds and quiet thoughts of winter Compiled by Ann-Marie Imbornoni Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives…

Modern Verse

ContentsThe Little Book of Modern VerseForewordLord of my Heart's Elation (Bliss Carman)Gloucester Moors (William Vaughn Moody)On a Subway Express (Chester Firkins)The Automobile (Percy MacKaye)The Bl…

Brewer's: Saturnian Verses

Old-fashioned. A rude composition employed in satire among the ancient Romans. Also a peculiar metre, consisting of three iambics and a syllable over, joined to three trochees, according to…

The Little Book of Modern Verse

A Selection from the work of contemporaneous American poets[Selections made in 1913.]DedicationSincere thanks are due to my friend Thomas S. Jones, Jr., who, during my absence in Europe, has kindly ta…

The Second Book of Modern Verse

A Selection from the work of contemporaneous American poetsSelections made in 1919.ContentsForewordThe Road not taken (Robert Frost)Symbol (David Morton)Spring (John Gould Fletcher)"There will come So…

The Garden

The Garden How vainly men themselves amaze To win the Palm, the Oke, or Bayes; And their uncessant Labours see Crown'd from some single Herb or Tree, Whose short and narrow verged Shade Does p…

Walt Whitman: There Was a Child Went Forth

There Was a Child Went ForthThere was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became, And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part…

Ralph Waldo Emerson: My Garden

My GardenIf I could put my woods in song And tell what's there enjoyed, All men would to my gardens throng, And leave the cities void. In my plot no tulips blow,— Snow-loving pines and oaks i…