Emily Pauline Johnson

(10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913 / Chiefswood, Ontario)

Aspens - Poem by Emily Pauline Johnson

A sweet high treble threads its silvery song,
Voice of the restless aspen, fine and thin
It trills its pure soprano, light and long-
Like the vibretto of a mandolin.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 15, 2012


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