Amelia Josephine Burr

(1878-1968 / United States)

Amelia Josephine Burr Poems

1. Holy Russia 4/22/2010
2. Kitchener's March 4/22/2010
3. New Life 4/22/2010
4. Pershing At The Tomb Of Lafayette 4/22/2010
5. Perugia 4/22/2010
6. The End And The Beginning 4/22/2010
7. Two Viewpoints 4/22/2010
8. Typhoon 4/22/2010
9. Where Love Is 1/4/2003
10. A Lynmouth Widow 1/4/2003
11. Lie-Awake Song 4/22/2010
12. Because I Have Loved Life 3/9/2015
13. A Song Of Living 11/28/2014
Best Poem of Amelia Josephine Burr

A Song Of Living

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.
I have sent up my gladness on wings, to be lost in the blue of the sky.
I have run and leaped with the rain, I have taken the wind to my breast.
My cheeks like a drowsy child to the face of the earth I have pressed.
Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die.

I have kissed young love on the lips, I have heard his song to the end,
I have struck my hand like a seal in the loyal hand of a friend.
I have known the peace of heaven, the comfort of work done well.
I have longed for death in the ...

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