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Alice Paul

I watched a river of women, Rippling purple, white and golden, Stream toward the National Capitol. Along its border, Like a purple flower floating, Moved a young woman, worn, wraithlike. All eyes alight, keenly observing the marchers. Out there o...

by Katharine Rolston Fisher

added by halel
1 day ago
Go Give the World

I do not crave to have thee mine alone, dear Keeping thy charms within my jealous sight; Go, give the world the blessing of thy beauty, That other hearts may share of my delight! I do not ask, thy love should be mine only While others fa...

by Otto Leland Bohanan

added by naama
1 day ago
The Dawn’s Awake!

The Dawn’s awake! A flash of smoldering flame and fire Ignites the East. Then, higher, higher, O’er all the sky so gray, forlorn, The torch of gold is borne. The Dawn’s awake! The dawn of a thousand dreams and thrills. And music sin...

by Otto Leland Bohanan

added by naama
1 day ago
About My Dreams

Now the flowers are all folded And the dark is going by. The evening is arising… It is time to rest. When I am sleeping I find my pillow full of dreams. They are all new dreams: No one told them to me Before I came through the cloud. They remem...

by Hilda Conkling

added by halel
1 day ago
When My Soul Findeth Wings

Like roses the bright dream did pass, On swift, noiseless footsteps away; Like glistening dew on the grass, Dissolving beneath the sun’s ray. Like voice of the lark that doth soar, Through the golden haze of the dawn; You hear...

by Libbie C. Baer

added by halel
1 day ago
Johnnie's Christmas

Papa and mama, and baby and Dot, Willie and me—the whole of the lot Of us all went over in Bimberlie’s sleigh, To grandmama’s house on Christmas day. Covered with robes on the soft cushioned seat, With heads well wrapped up and hot bricks to our ...

by Libbie C. Baer

added by halel
1 day ago
Emancipation

‘Tis a time for much rejoicing; Let each heart be lured away; Let each tongue, its thanks be voicing For Emancipation Day. Day of victory, day of glory, For thee, many a field was gory! Many a time in days now ended, Hath our fa...

by Priscilla Jane Thompson

added by naama
1 day ago
Song of the Moon

Oh, a hidden power is in my breast, A power that none can fathom; I call the tides from seas of rest, They rise, they fall, at my behest; And many a tardy fisher’s boat, I’ve torn apart and set afloat, From out their raging chasm. ...

by Priscilla Jane Thompson

added by naama
1 day ago
Christmas Morn

How sad, how glad, The Christmas morn! Some say, “To-day Dear Christ was born, And hope and mirth Flood all the earth; Who would be sad This Christmas morn.” How glad, how sad, The Christmas morn! “To-day,” some say ...

by Libbie C. Baer

added by halel
1 day ago
When Christmas Comes

(Harry.) When Christmas comes my brother Fred And I are each to have a sled, So papa says. To all good boys Old Santa brings both books and toys, When Christmas comes. (Paul.) I know my mother is too poor, To b...

by Libbie C. Baer

added by halel
1 day ago
Ask Me Why I Love You

Ask me why I love you, dear, And I will ask the rose Why it loves the dews of Spring At the Winter’s close; Why the blossoms’ nectared sweets Loved by questing bee,— I will gladly answer you, If they answer me. Ask me wh...

by Walter Everette Hawkins

added by naama
1 day ago
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

The church is quaint, and carved, and olden; The sunlight streams in wavelets golden, This Christmas morn, Through stained glass scenes from Bible stories, On ancient knights whose sculptured glories The aisle adorn. The r...

by George Robert Sims

added by halel
1 day ago
The Poet

The poet sits and dreams and dreams; He scans his verse; he probes his themes. Then turns to stretch or stir about, Lest, like his thoughts, his strength give out. Then off to bed, for he must rise And cord some wood, or tamp some ties, Or...

by Raymond Garfield Dandridge

added by naama
1 day ago

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