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Was the vision Of something virginal, Woven of wonder At the first daybreak And the first timid Voice in the startled Star-world of silence! Bird wise She tarried, Then swiftly went from us, Even as fugitive Shapes and their ...
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Candles in the Sun

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Was the vision Of something virginal, Woven of wonder At the first daybreak And the first timid Voice in the startled Star-world of silence! Bird wise She tarried, Then swiftly went from us, Even as fugitive Shapes and their shadows Fade in the darkness; Even as luminous Tear trails of tempests End in the rainbow; As all beauty Has goals of glory, And as all glory Sounding but passes Into the infinite Night and the silence. SPRING BLEW OPEN THE DOOR Spring blew open the door; An aspen stirred And tuined about, As if in doubt Of the time of day, Or so they say; And all of a sudden was something heard That rose from a sigh to a ghostly shout, As now and again In a panic the rain Went scurrying over the forest floor. A bud came out — And then a bird. Spring blew open the door; On a nearby hill A robin found A place in the sun, And all in fun Made a rollicking sound That was less than a call And more than a trill, Sinking low and lower, And then was still. On all, on all Was the dawning grace Of a radiant face And a presence rare As the shadowy things That out of the air A dryad weaves. A rustle of leaves, A flutter of wings, A heavenly stir In the lilac tree — And a rogue of a bee Caught sight of Her. UP THE HUDSON I was sailing up the Hudson, And beside me went along Joy whose eyes were full of wonder, And whose throat was full of song. And the hills were passing visions As the singing hours went by; And we came upon a mountain That arose and kissed the sky. Then a hill fell to avalley, And a brook became a rill ; And the Catskills in the distance Had a duty to fulfill. Urchins diving in the twil...
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  • BN ID: 2940024379929
  • Publisher: The Bookfellows
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1921 volume
  • File size: 52 KB

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