Poems by Mary T. Lathrap

Poems by Mary T. Lathrap

A Woman's Answer to a Man's Question, by Mary T. Lathrap

Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing
Ever made by the Hand above--
A woman's hear...

The Parting with Summer, by Mary T. Lathrap

The beautiful feet of the summer,
So late by the woodland and rill,
With slow, lingering mov...

Retrospection, by Mary T. Lathrap

Detroit, March 1, 1862. Standing by the school-room window all the idle hour of noon,

Shadows, by Mary T. Lathrap

I have watched the twilight fading,
Like a joy upon the wall;
And like a memory round me

Ships at Sea, by Mary T. Lathrap

Over the ocean the great white ships,
Spreading their banners, go and come,
Sailing away whe...

Snow, by Mary T. Lathrap

Soft as the fall of a beautiful thought,
Or a leaf on the stream,
White as the robe by purity...

Song of the Earth-Weary, by Mary T. Lathrap

Father, take home thy child;
One only boon my soul doth wildly crave, --
A dreamless rest wit...

Sunset on a Lake, by Mary T. Lathrap

Adown behind the woodland,
In glory sank the sun,
And o'er the rippling waters
A farewell ha...

A Sunset on Detroit River, by Mary T. Lathrap

Detroit, March, 1862. Through the air twixt earth and heaven
Autumn spreads her veil unseen, ...

Thankfulness, by Mary T. Lathrap

I Samuel 2: 1-11 My heart rejoiceth in the Lord;
Exalted by his hand,
My mouth all full of t...

A Thought of Summer, by Mary T. Lathrap

The year is fair, the year is sweet,
And Nature's ministry complete.
The graceful tree-tops i...

Time's Pulse, by Mary T. Lathrap

Time's pulse beats slower, and with muffled tread
The movements come and go,
Like some lone w...

To a Beautiful Picture, by Mary T. Lathrap

I've dreamed of such a being,
With just such glorious eyes,
Where a shoreless sea of meaning

We Met and Parted, by Mary T. Lathrap

Where the broad and sweeping river
Onward flows, and on forever,
Going but returning never--

Wave Whispers, by Mary T. Lathrap

A thrilling of winds through the forest,
A murmur of waves on the shore,
A gleam from the spr...