Written With A Pencil, Standing By The Fall Of Fyers, Near Loch-Ness
Among the heathy hills and ragged woods
The roaring Fyers pours his mossy floods;
Till full he dashes on the rocky mounds,
Where, thro' a shapeless breach, his stream resounds,...
Written With A Pencil Upon A Stone In The Wall Of The House, On The Island At Grasmere
Rude is this Edifice, and Thou hast seen
Buildings, albeit rude, that have maintained
Proportions more harmonious, and approached
To closer fellowship with ideal grace....
Written With A Slate Pencil On A Stone, On The Side Of The Mountain Of Black Comb
Stay, bold Adventurer; rest awhile thy limbs
On this commodious Seat! for much remains
Of hard ascent before thou reach the top
Of this huge Eminence, from blackness named,...
'Y' Are The Maiden Posies
Louisa May Alcott
"'Y' are the maiden posies,
And so graced,
To be placed
Fore damask roses.
Yet, though thus respected,
By and by
Ye do lie,
Poor girls, neglected.'
Ye Flags of Picadilly
Arthur Hugh Clough
Ye flags of Piccadilly,
Where I posted up and down,
And wished myself so often
Well away from you and town.
Are the people walking quietly
And steady on their feet,
Cabs and omnibuses plying...
Ye Patriot Sons Of Canada.
Thomas Frederick Young
Ye patriot sons of Canada,
Whate'er your race or creed,
Arise, your country claims you now,
In this, her hour of need.
Arise, with right and valor girt,
To battle with the foe,...
Ye Powers Unseen
Ye powers unseen, to whom, the bards of Greece
Erected altars; ye who to the mind
More lofty views unfold, and prompt the heart
With more divine emotions; if erewhile...
Yer Old Cob Pipe.
George W. Doneghy
When the chilling winds of Winter come a-knocking at the door,
And the fleecy flakes are flying and the earth is covered o'er,
And you've supped on sweet potatoes and a 'possum frosted ripe,...
Yes, Holy Be Thy Resting Place
Yes, holy be thy resting place
Wherever thou may'st lie;
The sweetest winds breathe on thy face,
The softest of the sky.
And will not guardian Angles send
Kind dreams and thoughts of love,...
Young Jamie, Pride Of A' The Plain.
Tune - "The carlin o' the glen."
Young Jamie, pride of a' the plain,
Sae gallant and sae gay a swain;
Thro' a' our lasses he did rove,
And reign'd resistless king of love:...
Young Love X - Love's Poor
Richard Le Gallienne
Yea, love, I know, and I would have it thus,
I know that not for us
Is springtide Passion with his fire and flowers,
I know this love of ours
Lives not, nor yet may live,...
Tune - "Last time I cam o'er the muir."
Young Peggy blooms our bonniest lass,
Her blush is like the morning,
The rosy dawn, the springing grass,
With early gems adorning:...
You Played And Sang A Snatch Of Song
William Ernest Henley
You played and sang a snatch of song,
A song that all-too well we knew;
But whither had flown the ancient wrong;
And was it really I and you?
O, since the end of life's to live...
William Arthur Dunkerley
Is your place a small place?
Tend it with care!--
He set you there.
Is your place a large place?
Guard it with care!--
He set you there.
Whatever your place, it is...
"Your Riches Taught Me Poverty."
Your riches taught me poverty.
Myself a millionnaire
In little wealths, -- as girls could boast, --
Till broad as Buenos Ayre,
You drifted your dominions
A different Peru;...
Youth And The Pilgrim
Gray pilgrim, you have journeyed far,
I pray you tell to me
Is there a land where Love is not,
By shore of any sea?
For I am weary of the god,
And I would flee from him...
Youth To The Poet
George Parsons Lathrop
(TO OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES)
Strange spell of youth for age, and age for youth,
Affinity between two forms of truth! -
As if the dawn and sunset watched each other,...