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John Greenleaf Whittier

(17 December 1807 – 7 September 1892 / Haverhill, Massachusetts)

Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier

1. A Christmas Carmen 4/6/2010
2. A Day 4/6/2010
3. A Dream Of Summer 4/6/2010
4. A Greeting 4/6/2010
5. A Lament 4/6/2010
6. A Lay Of Old Time 4/6/2010
7. A Legacy 4/6/2010
8. A Letter 4/6/2010
9. A Memorial 4/6/2010
10. A Memory 4/6/2010
11. A Mystery 4/6/2010
12. A Name 4/6/2010
13. A Sabbath Scene 4/6/2010
14. A Sea Dream 4/6/2010
15. A Song For The Time 4/6/2010
16. A Song Inscribed To The Fremont Clubs 4/6/2010
17. A Spiritual Manifestation 4/6/2010
18. A Summer Pilgrimage 4/6/2010
19. A Summons 4/6/2010
20. A Welcome To Lowell 4/6/2010

What the Birds Said

The birds against the April wind
Flew northward, singing as they flew;
They sang, "The land we leave behind
Has swords for corn-blades, blood for dew."

"O wild-birds, flying from the South,
What saw and heard ye, gazing down?"
"We saw the mortar's upturned mouth,
The sickened camp, the blazing town!

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