Benjamin Franklin King

(17 March 1857 - 7 April 1894 / St. Joseph, Michigan)

Benjamin Franklin King Poems

1. The Pessimist 12/31/2002
2. If I should die 12/31/2002
3. Toboggan 12/31/2002
4. How Often 1/1/2004
5. Injun Summah 12/31/2002

How Often

They stood on the bridge at midnight,
In a park not far from town;
They stood on the bridge at midnight
Because they didn't sit down.
The moon rose o'er the city
Behind the dark church spire;
The moon rose o'er the city
And kept on rising higher.
How often, oh! how often

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