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Poem by Bliss Carman


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The starry midnight whispers,
As I muse before the fire
On the ashes of ambition
And the embers of desire,

"Life has no other logic,
And time no other creed,
Than: 'I for joy will follow.
Where thou for love dost lead!'"



Bliss Carman


Bliss Carman's other poems:
  1. Behind the Arras
  2. I Loved Thee, Atthis, in the Long Ago
  3. Triumphalis
  4. The Rainbird
  5. White Nassau


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