Charles Hanson Towne

(1847-1949 / United States)

Charles Hanson Towne
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  • Prying1 Books Prying1 Books (12/15/2012 9:18:00 AM)

    The poem around the Corner is in Towne's book, 'A World of Windows' 1919 George Doran Co. Publisher. Don't know if this is the first appearance of it but it is in the table of contents...

  • Cori Bryson (8/8/2005 9:09:00 PM)

    i too wish to know when this poem orgianlly titled around the corner was written by Mr. Towne Mr. nufer plz email me about this poem b/c i have a couple of questions about the origianl author

  • Ed Nufer (2/19/2005 11:44:00 AM)

    Trying to find poem, date wriitten, by Charles Hanson Towne named Around the Corne. Thank you for any information you can share.
    Thank you,

  • Ed Nufer (2/19/2005 11:43:00 AM)

    Trying to find poem, date wriitten, by Charles Hanson Towne name Around the Corne. Thank you for any information you can share.
    Thank you,

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Best Poem of Charles Hanson Towne

The Harvest Of The Sea

(On the sinking of the
'Titanic'
)

The jealous Sea moaned in the April night:
'Lo! there are comrades hidden in my heart,
Unfortunates who sought me, sick of life.
But I am hungry for brave souls; I crave
Their warmth and passion through my chilling tides;
Their heads upon my bosom, and their hands,
Like children's hands, about me in the dark.
I need their blood in my cold loneliness.'

A Titan sailed her weary leagues of foam,
Unknowing her strange wish, her mad desire.
But there was menace in the starlit night,
And sudden doom upon deceiving ...

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