Treasure Island

Emily Pauline Johnson

[Tekahionwake] (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913 / Chiefswood, Ontario)

Poems of Emily Pauline Johnson

81. The sleeping giant (thunder bay, lake superior) 1/1/2004
82. The Song my Paddle Sings 4/7/2010
83. The songster 1/1/2004
84. The trail to lillooet 1/1/2004
85. The train dogs 1/1/2004
86. The vagabonds 1/1/2004
87. The vine 1/1/2004
88. The wolf 1/1/2004
89. Thistle-down 1/1/2004
90. Through Time and Bitter Distance 4/7/2010
91. Under canvas 1/1/2004
92. Wave-won 1/1/2004
93. When George Was King 4/7/2010
94. Where leaps the ste. marie 1/1/2004
95. Wolverine 4/7/2010
96. Workworn 1/1/2004
97. Your mirror frame 1/1/2004

Overlooked

Sleep, with her tender balm, her touch so kind,
Has passed me by;
Afar I see her vesture, velvet-lined,
Float silently;
O! Sleep, my tired eyes had need of thee!
Is thy sweet kiss not meant to-night for me?

Peace, with the blessings that I longed for so,
Has passed me by;

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