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Poem by Archibald Lampman


To My Mother


Mother, to whose valiant will,
  Battling long ago,
What the heaping years fulfil,
  Light and song, I owe;
Send my little book a-field,
  Fronting praise or blame
With the shining flag and shield
  Of your name.



Archibald Lampman


Archibald Lampman's other poems:
  1. Why Do Ye Call the Poet Lonely
  2. Heat
  3. Among the Timothy
  4. Freedom
  5. An Impression


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Christina Rossetti To My Mother ("To-day's your natal day")
  • Edwin Arnold To My Mother ("The crimson sun is sinking")
  • Eleanor Farjeon To My Mother ("Unuttered songs fly round my thoughts like birds")
  • Felicia Hemans To My Mother ("IF e'er for human bliss or woe")
  • Edgar Poe To My Mother ("Because I feel that, in the Heavens above")
  • Louisa Costello To My Mother ("Yes, I have sung of others' woes")

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