Karle Wilson Baker

(1878 - 1960 / United States)

Poems of Karle Wilson Baker

1. A Clear Night 1/3/2003
2. Apple and Rose 1/3/2003
3. Blue Smoke 1/3/2003
4. Days 1/3/2003
5. Good Company 1/3/2003
6. I Shall Be Loved As Quiet Things 1/3/2003
7. Let Me Grow Lovely 1/3/2003
8. Nacogdoches Speaks 1/3/2003
9. Poet's Song 1/3/2003
10. Texas Cowboy 1/3/2003
11. The Cardinal And His Lady 1/3/2003
12. The Tree 1/3/2003
13. Unser Gott 4/19/2010
14. Within the Alamo 1/3/2003

Apple and Rose

My little daughter is a tea-rose,
Satin to the touch,
Wine to the lips,
And a faint, delirious perfume.
But my little son
Is a June apple,
Firm and cool,
And scornful of too much sweetness,
But full of tang and flavor

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