Poems by William Wilsey Martin

Poems by William Wilsey Martin

Labor, by William Wilsey Martin

I am not sure that life, to any one,
A fuller measure of contentment brings,
With all its gi...

Life, by William Wilsey Martin

A stream roars downward to a hidden sea
That slumbers moonless, starless, without bound,
Whe...

Love, by William Wilsey Martin

Love must be first and last, the part, the whole;
Must fill the human void as ocean fills
It...

Nature, by William Wilsey Martin

I The heart of Nature soothes the heart of man,
If with his heart he looks into her eyes.
A p...

One Friend, by William Wilsey Martin

Who hath one friend, of straight and loyal mind,
But one, of all the million swarms of men,
...

The Pearl of Peace, by William Wilsey Martin

A bivalve feeding in the warm salt sea
Draws inward, with the wave, a sandy grain,
Which, n...