Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

(20 April 1826 - 12 October 1887 / Stoke-on-Trent / England)

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik Poems

121. The Planting 4/13/2010
122. The Unfinished Book 4/13/2010
123. The Unknown Country 4/13/2010
124. The Voice Calling 4/13/2010
125. The Wind At Night 4/13/2010
126. The Wren’s Nest 4/13/2010
127. Thoughts In A Wheat-Field 4/13/2010
128. To A Beautiful Woman 4/13/2010
129. To My Godchild Alice 4/13/2010
130. Too Late 4/13/2010
131. Too Late 4/13/2010
132. Twilight In The North 4/13/2010
133. Until Her Death 4/13/2010
134. Violets 4/13/2010
135. Westward Ho! 4/13/2010
136. When Green Leaves Come Again 4/13/2010
137. Will Sail Tomorrow 4/13/2010
138. Winter Moonlight 4/13/2010
139. Year After Year: A Love Song. 4/13/2010
Best Poem of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

A Marriage-Table

THERE was a marriage-table where One sate,
Haply, unnoticed, till they craved His aid:
Thenceforward does it seem that He has made
All virtuous marriage-tables consecrate:
And so, at this, where without pomp or state
We sit, and only say, or mute, are fain
To wish the simple words 'God bless these twain!'
I think that He who 'in the midst' doth wait
Oft-times, would not abjure our prayerful cheer,
But, as at Cana, list with gracious ear
To us, beseeching, that the Love divine
May ever at their household table sit,
Make all His servants who ...

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Mortality

"And we shall be changed.""And we shall be changed."
Ye dainty mosses, lichens grey,
Pressed each to each in tender fold,
And peacefully thus, day by day,
Returning to their mould;
Brown leaves, that with aerial grace
Slip from your branch like birds a-wing,
Each leaving in the appointed place
Its bud of future spring; --

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