Annie Adams Fields
Annie Adams Fields Poems
- The Song-Sparrow CAN you hear the sparrow in the ...
- The Bird Of Autumn To ----- LATE bird, who singest now ...
- The Gift Divine DIVE, O diver, and bring A pearl for her ...
- On Waking From A Dreamless Sle... I WAKED; the sun was in the ...
- Nemesis AN evening born for dreams! upon the shore Lies the ...
- Elizabeth's Chamber: At Amesbu... I ENTERED her half-opened ...
- Defiance Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos! All your gain is not my ...
Annie Adams Fields (June 6, 1834 – January 5, 1915) was a United States writer.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the second wife of the publisher and author James Thomas Fields, whom she married in 1854, and with whom she encouraged up and coming writers such as Sarah Orne Jewett, Mary Freeman, and Emma Lazarus. She was equally at home with great and ... more »
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CAN you hear the sparrow in the lane
Singing above the graves? she said.
He knows my gladness, he knows my pain,
Though spring be over and summer be dead.
His note hath a chime all cannot hear,
And none can love him better than I;
For he sings to me when the land is drear,
And makes it cheerful even to die.
'T is beautiful on this odorous morn,
When grasses are waving in every wind,
To know my bird is not forlorn,
That summer to him is also kind, --
But sweeter, when grasses no longer stir
And every lilac-leaf is shed,
To know that my ...