Poems by Anna Katherine Green

Poems by Anna Katherine Green

What Do the Roses Say in Their Dreams?, by Anna Katherine Green

What do the roses say in their dreams?
Let us hark and hear! Let us hark and hear!
Do they echo...

Womanhood, by Anna Katherine Green

Youth has needs, I know,
And headlong yearnings like the mountain streams
That rush adown the...

At the Piano, by Anna Katherine Green

Play on! Play on! As softly glides
The low refrain, I seem, I seem
To float, to float on gol...

Autumn, by Anna Katherine Green

To live, to love and then to die
While life and love are pure and sweet
As April's mingled smi...

Coming Home from the Fair, by Anna Katherine Green

She thinks she is pretty--look there!
How she smiles in his face through her hair,
With a glea...

Courtship, by Anna Katherine Green

Not the wind
But the soft sunshine best constrains the bud
To ope its delicate leaves. Of all t...

Grace, by Anna Katherine Green

He found her pacing o'er the sunlit lawn,
Lost in a dream that brought the fitful blood
In tre...

Hope, by Anna Katherine Green

Full many a vessel threads the gates of morn,
With spreading sails and gold upon its prow,
Th...

In Farewell, by Anna Katherine Green

I met thee, dear, and loved thee--yet we part,
Thou on thine unknown way and I on mine,
Ere...

In Light: In Night, by Anna Katherine Green

Dark 'gainst the deepening skies,
Frosty with stars,
See I the bars
Of a weird cross arise. ...

A Legend of Antwerp, by Anna Katherine Green

They led him forth. The morning sun
Was shining wide o'er field and rill;
The glory of a day b...

Life, by Anna Katherine Green

Ah, what is life!
'T is but a passing touch upon the world;
A print upon the beaches of the e...

Loss, by Anna Katherine Green

It was a deadly blow! A blow like that
Which swooping unawares from out of the night
Dashes a m...

Love, by Anna Katherine Green

They who see her call her fair;
Say her smile pleases; that her voice is soft;
Her cheek the ...

Melancholy, by Anna Katherine Green

For beauty such as hers is like a breath
Of distant music stealing through the hush
Of fragrant...