Treasure Island

Mary E Fullerton

(1868 - 1946)

Poems of Mary E Fullerton

1. A Man's a Sliding Mood 1/1/2004
2. The Skull 1/1/2004

A Man's a Sliding Mood

Ardent in love and cold in charity,
Loud in the market, timid in debate:
Scornful of foe unbuckled in the dust
At whimper of a child compassionate,
A man's a sliding mood from hour to hour,
Rage, and a singing forest of bright birds,
Laughter with lovely friends,and loneliness,
Woe with her heavy horn of unspoke words.
What is he then this heir of heart and mind?

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