Treasure Island

George Moses Horton

(1797 - 1884 / Northampton, North Carolina)

Poems of George Moses Horton

1. A Billet Doux 4/10/2010
2. Clay’s Defeat 4/10/2010
3. Death Of A Favorite Chamber Maid 4/10/2010
4. Death of an Old Carriage Horse 1/1/2004
5. Death Of Gen. Jackson - An Eulogy 4/10/2010
6. Departing Summer 4/10/2010
7. Division Of An Estate 4/10/2010
8. Early Affeection 4/10/2010
9. False Weight 4/10/2010
10. Farewell To Frances 4/10/2010
11. General Grant -- The Hero Of The War 4/10/2010
12. George Moses Horton, Myself 4/10/2010
13. Heavenly Love 4/10/2010
14. Imploring To Be Resigned At Death 4/10/2010
15. Love 4/10/2010
16. Man, A Torch 1/1/2004
17. Meditation On A Cold, Dark, And Rainy Night 4/10/2010
18. Memory 4/10/2010
19. Mr. Clay’s Reception At Raleigh, April, 1844 4/10/2010
20. On An Old Deluded Suitor 4/10/2010

A Billet Doux

My brightest hopes are mix'd with tears,
Like hues of light and gloom;
As when mid sun-shine rain appears,
Love rises with a thousand fears,

To pine and still to bloom.
When I have told my last fond tale
In lines of song to thee,
And for departure spread my sail,

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