Harriet Monroe

(23 December 1860 – 26 September 1936 / Chicago, Illinois)

Poems of Harriet Monroe

1. A Farewell 4/16/2010
2. A Garden In The Desert 4/16/2010
3. A Letter From Peking 4/16/2010
4. A Letter To One Far Away 4/16/2010
5. A Little Old Maid 4/16/2010
6. A Play Festival In Ogden Park 4/16/2010
7. A Portrait 4/16/2010
8. A Power-Plant 4/16/2010
9. A Story 4/16/2010
10. Ære Perennius 4/16/2010
11. After Sunset 4/16/2010
12. April -- North Carolina 1/4/2003
13. At The Grand Cañon 4/16/2010
14. At The Ship’s Rail 4/16/2010
15. At The Summit 4/16/2010
16. At Twilight 4/16/2010
17. Battle-Flags Of Illinois 4/16/2010
18. Dance Of The Seasons 4/16/2010
19. Deserted 4/16/2010
20. For A Child 4/16/2010

A Garden In The Desert

So light and soft the days fall—
Like petals one by one
Down from yon tree whose flowers all
Must vanish in the sun.

Like almond-petals down, dear,
Odorous, rosy-white,
Falling to our green world here
Off the thick boughs of night.

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