Monthly Archives: May 2005

Dust of Snow

The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree   Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued. Advertisements

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Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without … Continue reading

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Happiness

I asked the professors who teach the meaning of life to tell me what is happiness. And I went to famous executives who boss the work of thousands of men. They all shook their heads and gave me a smile as … Continue reading

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Fog

The Fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.

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Tree At My Window

Tree at my window, window tree, My sash is lowered when night comes on; But let there never be curtain drawn Between you and me. Vague dream head lifted out of the ground, And thing next most diffuse to cloud, … Continue reading

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Into My Own

One of my wishes is that those dark trees, so old and firm they scarcely show the breeze, Were not, as ’twere, the merest mask of gloom, But stretched away unto the edge of doom. I should not be withheld … Continue reading

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A Prayer In Spring

Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white, … Continue reading

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A Time to Talk

When a friend calls to me from the road And slows his horse to a meaning walk, I don’t stand still and look around On all the hills I haven’t hoed, And shout from where I am, "What is it?" … Continue reading

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The Pasture

I’m going out to clean the pasture spring; I’ll only stop to rake the leaves away (And wait to watch the water clear, I may) I sha’n’t be gone long.—You come too. I’m going out to fetch the little calf … Continue reading

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Who Hath a Book – Wilbur D. Nesbit

Who hath a book    Has friends at hand, And gold and gear    At his command; And rich estates,    If he but look, Are held by him    Who hath a book. Who hath a book    Has … Continue reading

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