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Birds of Passage

…from the quills of the dead white poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) Black shadows fall From the lindens tall, That lift aloft their massive wall Against the southern sky; And from the realms Of the shadowy elms A … Continue reading

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Snow-flakes

…from the quills of the dead white poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) Out of the bosom of the Air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, … Continue reading

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Fata Morgana

…from the quills of the dead white poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) O sweet illusions of Song, That tempt me everywhere, In the lonely fields, and the throng Of the crowded thoroughfare! I approach, and ye vanish away, … Continue reading

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Hymn Of the Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem

…from the quills of the dead white poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) When the dying flame of day Through the chancel shot its ray, Far the glimmering tapers shed Faint light on the cowled head; And the censer … Continue reading

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