Poems
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Poems

By Clara A. Merrill
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Table of Contents
  • POEMS
  • CONTENTS
  • To my Beloved Sister Appey This little book is lovingly dedicated
  • The Old State of Maine
  • ALL THINGS SPEAK OF GOD
  • WELCOME TO SUMMER
  • ODE TO THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
  • THE SONGS MY MOTHER SUNG (Dear Mother)
  • IN MEMORY OF APPEY M. MERRILL Who Died Nov. 20th, 1903
  • GOD IS LOVE AND WE SHALL KNOW
  • A WINTER OUTING
  • HOME IS WHERE THE HEART DWELLS
  • THE MYSTIC RIVER
  • LOVED ONES PASSED AWAY
  • ADVENTURE OF A LOVER
  • AS IT HAPPENED
  • THE CAPTIVE BUTTERFLY (A true tale)
  • WHAT WOULD THEY DO?
  • COURAGEOUSNESS
  • TALES THAT WERE TOLD
  • BRAVERY
  • THE MISSING LINK
  • HE GOT LEFT
  • THE JAY AND THE FROG
    • Moral
  • THE COTTAGE BY THE RIVER (Lines on a very old house situated on the west shore of the Nezinscot river, and some distance from any other dwelling.)
  • THE POET TO THE ARTIST (To E. A. M.)
  • THE TRAMP’S STORY
  • ’TIS EASY TO GET MISTAKEN
  • SONG OF A SUFFRAGETTE With apologies to A. P. S.
    • Chorus
    • Chorus
    • Chorus
    • Chorus
  • RURAL DELIGHT
  • LOOK UP (Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.)
  • THE BURNING OF THE TURNER MILL
  • CARPE DIEM
  • A BACHELOR’S COMMENTS ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS
  • WEALTH vs VIRTUE
  • BE MERCIFUL
  • SUNSHINE ON THE HILL
  • YOUR REAL WEALTH
  • CHANGEABLE
  • PLEASURE
  • TIME BRINGS CHANGES
  • MAMMA’S STORY
  • EVERY CLOUD HATH SILVER LINING (In response to “Pennies In The Box” by R. F. D. carrier No. 1, Buckfield.)
  • DENNIS O’NEIL’S DREAM
  • A LESSON WELL TAUGHT
  • REMINISCENCE
  • HUMOROUS
  • ONWARD FOR FREEDOM AND RIGHT (Written at the time of the Spanish-American War.)
  • A MYSTERY EXPLAINED
  • A BIRTHDAY GREETING
  • ALL’S WELL THAT ENDETH WELL
  • A TALE FROM MOUNTAIN GRANGE [This poem was written for, and read at the first meeting held after the completion of the new grange hall at North Buckfield, Nov. 1st, 1904. The poem was founded on facts, but in order to be more amusing for the occasion the incidents were, of course, somewhat exaggerated by the author, who was also a member of Mountain Grange.]
  • SONG OF THE GRANGERS’ (Written for Mountain Grange)
  • UNCLE JOE’S SOLILOQUY
  • WHEN DADDY ROCKS THE KID
  • STOP TALKIN’
  • A YULE-TIDE MISSIVE To my dear friend:—E. L. F.
  • THE HUNTER
  • THE POETRY MACHINE
  • OCTOBER
  • TO MARY
  • THE WINDS DO BLOW
  • FAREWELL TO THE SAN
  • WE KNOW NOT WHY
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