Treasure Island

Alice Duer Miller

(28 July 1874 - 22 August 1942 / New York City, New York)

Poems of Alice Duer Miller

1. A Bread and Butter Letter 3/15/2012
2. A Creed 3/15/2012
3. A Dialouge 3/15/2012
4. A Lady's Choice 3/15/2012
5. After a Quarrel 3/15/2012
6. After a Year 3/15/2012
7. An American to France 3/15/2012
8. An Exhortation to Gentleness 3/15/2012
9. Batalha 3/15/2012
10. Before Spring 3/15/2012
11. Brandon 3/15/2012
12. Easton's Beach 3/15/2012
13. Exile 3/15/2012
14. Final Poem 3/15/2012
15. Forsaking All Others Part 1 3/15/2012
16. Forsaking All Others Part 3 3/15/2012
17. Forsaking All Others Part 4 3/15/2012
18. Forsaking All Others Part 5 3/15/2012
19. From the German 3/15/2012
20. Harbor 3/15/2012

The White Cliffs

I
I have loved England, dearly and deeply,
Since that first morning, shining and pure,
The white cliffs of Dover I saw rising steeply
Out of the sea that once made her secure.
I had no thought then of husband or lover,
I was a traveller, the guest of a week;
Yet when they pointed 'the white cliffs of Dover',
Startled I found there were tears on my cheek.

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