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Poem by Alexander Lawrence Posey

To My Wife

Ive seen the beauty of the rose,
Ive heard the music of the bird,
And given voice to my delight;
Ive sought the shapes that come in dreams,
Ive reached my hands in eager quest,
To fold them empty to my breast;
While you, the whole of all Ive sought
The love, the beauty, and the dreams
Have stood, thro weal and woe, true at
My side, silent at my neglect.

Alexander Lawrence Posey

Alexander Lawrence Posey's other poems:
  1. On Viewing the Skull and Bones of a Wolf
  2. Song of the Oktahutchee
  3. Mother and Baby
  4. Nightfall
  5. Assured

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Oscar Wilde To My Wife ("I can write no stately proem")
  • William Henley To My Wife ("Take, dear, my little sheaf of songs")
  • James Maxwell To My Wife ("Oft in the night, from this lone room")
  • Gerald Massey To My Wife ("LIKE those Ambassadors of old, that went")
  • Mortimer Collins To My Wife ("Fast falls the snow, O lady mine!")

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