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William Gilmore Simms

(1806 - 1870 / USA)

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  • Rookie Stella Mary (2/2/2012 4:48:00 AM)

    Wow.....I loved this guys poems..even though it was a little weird

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  • Rookie Stella Mary (2/2/2012 4:45:00 AM)

    Wow! He is the guy......and great notations

The Bard

Where dwells the spirit of the Bard--what sky
Persuades his daring wing,--
Folded in soft carnation, or in snow
Still sleeping, far o'er summits of the cloud,
And, with a seeming, sweet unconsciousness,
Wooing his plume, through baffling storms to fly,
Assured of all that ever yet might bless
The spirit, by love and loftiest hope made proud,
Would he but struggle for the dear caress!--

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