Annie Louisa Walker

(23 June 1836 - 7 July 1907 / Staffordshire, England)

Annie Louisa Walker Poems

1. The Old Men Used To Sing 4/19/2010
2. The Night Cometh 1/3/2003
3. Women's Rights 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Annie Louisa Walker

Women's Rights

You cannot rob us of the rights we cherish,
Nor turn our thoughts away
From the bright picture of a "Woman's Mission"
Our hearts portray.

We claim to dwell, in quiet and seclusion,
Beneath the household roof,--
From the great world's harsh strife, and jarring voices,
To stand aloof;--

Not in a dreamy and inane abstraction
To sleep our life away,
But, gathering up the brightness of home sunshine,
To deck our way.

As humble plants by country hedgerows growing,
That treasure up the rain,
And yield in odours, ere the day's declining,
The ...

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