Eleanor Agnes Lee

[Wig] (1841 - 1873)

Eleanor Agnes Lee Poems

1. Motherhood 4/19/2010
2. Peace 1/1/2004
3. A Roman Doll 4/19/2010
4. A Statue In The Garden 4/19/2010
5. Her Going 4/19/2010
6. On The Jail Steps 4/19/2010
7. Convention 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Eleanor Agnes Lee

Motherhood

Mary,the Christ long slain,passed silently,
Following the children joyous astir
Under the cedrus and the olive tree,
Pausing to let their laughter float to her--
Each voice an echo of a voice more dear,
She saw a little Christ in every face.

Then came another woman gliding near
To watch the tender life which filled the place.
And Mary sought the woman's hand and spoke:
' I know thee not, yet know thy memory tossed
With all a thousand dreams their eyes evoke
Who bring to thee a child beloved and lost.

' I ,too, have rocked my Little One.
And He was...

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