Poems by Anna Katherine Green

Poems by Anna Katherine Green

The Nightingale, by Anna Katherine Green

And now soft night hath ta'en her seat on high,
Outbreathing balmy peace o'er all the land;
S...

One Month, by Anna Katherine Green

A little month ago, and in my ear
I heard your low "I love" strike warm and clear,
And musing...

On the Threshold, by Anna Katherine Green

Darling, why this dainty glow
Shifting on your cheeks of snow?
Why this look of summer skies
...

Pearls, by Anna Katherine Green

The wave that floods the trembling shore,
And desolates the strand,
In ebbing leaves, 'mid f...

Premonition, by Anna Katherine Green

The sweetest hour in all love's wond'rous story,
When Hope first whispers of the coming glory. ...

Reflection, by Anna Katherine Green

Dost see yon orb of light that girt with power
Rides the still spaces of the firmament,
Queen-...

Rosa, Dying, by Anna Katherine Green

Then this is death--
How strange, how strange! Another hour,
Another breath
Of joyous life, ...

Secrecy, by Anna Katherine Green

She held a secret in her inmost thought;
A secret which in shyly hiding, she
Revealed to all ...

Separated, by Anna Katherine Green

When in the solemn dusk you sit and think,
With face upturned to the enduring skies,
Of life ...

Shadows, by Anna Katherine Green

A zephyr moves the maple-trees,
And straightway o'er the grass
The shadows of their branches s...

Solitude, by Anna Katherine Green

Have you listened to the singing
Of the meadow-grasses springing?
Heard the shadows, whisperin...

Sunrise from the Mountains, by Anna Katherine Green

Hung thick with jets of burning gold, the sky
Crowns with its glorious dome the sleeping earth,...

Three Letters, by Anna Katherine Green

I   FROM HIM TO HER Sweet, when I gave my troth to you
I loved you--or imagined so;
But...

Through the Trees, by Anna Katherine Green

If I had known whose face I'd see
Above the hedge, beside the rose;
If I had known whose voic...

Toil, by Anna Katherine Green

O the toils of life!
How small they seem when love's resistless tide
Sweeps brightly o'er them!...