Abraham Lincoln

(12 February 1809 – 15 April 1865 / Sinking Spring Farm, Kentucky)

Poems of Abraham Lincoln

1. Abraham Lincoln 4/7/2010
2. Abraham Lincoln Is My Name 4/7/2010
3. My Childhood Home I See Again 1/4/2003
4. The Bear Hunt 1/4/2003
5. The Suicide's Soliloquy 4/7/2010
6. To Linnie 4/7/2010
7. To Rosa 4/7/2010
8. Verse On Lee’s Invasion Of The North 4/7/2010

The Bear Hunt

A wild-bear chace, didst never see?
Then hast thou lived in vain.
Thy richest bump of glorious glee,
Lies desert in thy brain.

When first my father settled here,
'Twas then the frontier line:
The panther's scream, filled night with fear
And bears preyed on the swine.

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