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Edwin Markham

(23 April 1852 - 7 March 1940 / Oregon City, Oregon)

Poems of Edwin Markham

1. A Creed 4/21/2010
2. A Look Into The Gulf 4/21/2010
3. A Lyric Of The Dawn 4/21/2010
4. A Mendocino Memory 4/21/2010
5. A Prayer 4/21/2010
6. A Song to a Tree 4/21/2010
7. A Workman To The Gods 4/21/2010
8. An Old Road 4/21/2010
9. Anchored To The Infinite 4/21/2010
10. Brotherhood 4/21/2010
11. Earth Is Enough 4/21/2010
12. Epigrams 4/21/2010
13. In Death Valley 4/21/2010
14. Joy Of The Morning 4/21/2010
15. Lincoln, the Man of the People 1/4/2003
16. Lion And Lioness 4/21/2010
17. My Comrade 4/21/2010
18. Poetry 4/21/2010
19. Preparedness 4/21/2010
20. Rules For The Road 4/21/2010

A Look Into The Gulf

I LOOKED one night, and there the Semiramis,
With all her mourning doves about her head,
Sat rocking on an ancient road of Hell,
Withered and eyeless, chanting to the moon
Snatches of song they sang to her of old
Upon the lighted roofs of Nineveh.
And then her voice rang out with rattling laugh:
'The bugles! they are crying back again--
Bugles that broke the nights of Babylon,

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