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Poem by Florence Earle Coates


Wouldst Thou Learn?


Wouldst thou learn what coldness is,
⁠     Seek it not where Hebrus flows,
Shuddering, to the abyss;
     ⁠Nor where Hermon's gleaming snows,
     ⁠On its frozen heights, repose;
But on such a morn as this,
     ⁠When no blade of grass is dumb,
When the birds, low-twittering, build,
And Earth's heart is passion-thrill'd,Ч
⁠     Come to Love's deserted home!



Florence Earle Coates


Florence Earle Coates's other poems:
  1. Veiled
  2. Before the Hour
  3. Sappho
  4. Ditty: УMy True Love's EyesФ
  5. Song (For Me the Jasmine Buds Unfold)


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