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1916. Excerpt: ... CONTENTMENT To L. H. As dreaming in the snow,
the winter day Stands like a child lost in a wonder-trance Of stars
and darkness and dim feet that dance From Heaven upon the sky in
wanton play, With Silence but an angel's roundelay, So stands my
life, the while the hours advance, Dreaming in the new wonder of
your glance God come upon me out of Heaven for aye. About me with
its perishable pomps And futile pageantries the world moves by;
Death wails in passing; Time now halts, now romps To sorrow and to
joy; but heedless, I Stand in the snow of my fulfilled days
Dreaming in silence angels' roundelays. LULLABY The dark is aown
and the stars are up, Sleep, little baby The dew falls soft in its
earthen cup, Sleep, little baby The little feet are tired enow With
walking hither and thither I trow, And the day lies long on a
baby's brow, So sleep, little baby, Sleep, little baby, Sleep Sh
Sleep, little baby The sun's gone in and the moon's come out,
Sleep, little baby And sweet, new dreams are going about, Sleep,
little baby Hither and thither and everywhere, Soft and still in
the silent air, And some will find my baby fair, So sleep, little
baby, Sleep, little baby, Sleep Sh Sleep, little baby Play-time's
over, toil-time's done, Sleep, little baby And it's oh, so long
from sun to sun Sleep, little baby And Love is down from the starry
skies With lilies for the little eyes, And a dream in each of
paradise, So sleep, little baby, Sleep, little baby, Sleep Sh
Sleep, little baby THE UNASSUAGED YEARS How poignantly I rue The
unassuaged years, When unbeknown to you, I dreamed a heaven, in
tears, Of silence and dim sleep Deep as the dust is deep How
strange, how sad it seems In these love-tranced days I, sorrowing
with my dreams, And you on alien ways, ...
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