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Julia Ward Howe

(1819 - 1910 / United States)

Poems of Julia Ward Howe

1. Battle Hymn of the Republic 1/1/2004
2. Coquette et Froide 1/1/2004
3. Limitations Of Benevolence 4/20/2010
4. Mother Mind 1/1/2004
5. Mother's Day Proclamation 1/1/2004
6. My Last Dance 1/1/2004
7. Our Orders 4/20/2010
8. Robert E. Lee 4/20/2010
9. The Bee's Song 4/20/2010
10. The Dead Christ 4/20/2010
11. The Flag 4/20/2010
12. Tribute To Oliver Wendell Holmes 4/20/2010

Mother Mind

I never made a poem, dear friend--
I never sat me down, and said,
This cunning brain and patient hand
Shall fashion something to be read.
Men often came to me, and prayed
I should indite a fitting verse
For fast, or festival, or in
Some stately pageant to rehearse.
(As if, than Balaam more endowed,

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