George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

George Pope Morris Poems

1. A Hero Of The Revolution. 10/6/2010
2. A Leap For Life 10/6/2010
3. A Legend Of The Mohawk. 10/6/2010
4. A Parody. 10/6/2010
5. A Wall-Street Lyric. 10/6/2010
6. Address For The Benefit Of Henry Placide. 10/6/2010
7. Address For The Benefit Of James Sheridan Knowles. 10/6/2010
8. Address For The Benefit Of William Dunlap. 10/6/2010
9. Au Revoir. 10/6/2010
10. Bessy Bell. 10/6/2010
11. Boat-Song. 10/6/2010
12. Champions Of Liberty. 10/6/2010
13. Come To Me In Cherry-Time. 10/6/2010
14. Deliver Us From Evil. 10/6/2010
15. Epitaph. 10/6/2010
16. Fare The Well, Love. 10/6/2010
17. Fragment Of An Indian Poem. 10/6/2010
18. Funeral Hymn. 10/6/2010
19. Grounds For Divorce. 10/6/2010
20. I Love The Night. 10/6/2010
21. I Love Thee Still. 10/6/2010
22. I'M With You Once Again. 10/6/2010
23. In Memory Of Charles H. Sandford. 10/6/2010
24. In Memory Of John W. Francis, Jr. 10/6/2010
25. Janet Mcrea. 10/6/2010
26. Jeannie Marsh. 10/6/2010
27. King Cotton. 10/6/2010
28. Lady Of England. 10/6/2010
29. Land-Ho! 10/6/2010
30. Life In The West. 10/6/2010
31. Lines After The Manner Of The Olden Time. 10/6/2010
32. Lines On A Poet. 10/6/2010
33. Lines On The Burial Of Mrs. 10/6/2010
34. Lisette. 10/6/2010
35. Look From Thy Lattice, Love. 10/6/2010
36. Lord Of The Castle. 10/6/2010
37. Love In Exile. 10/6/2010
38. Love Thee, Dearest! 10/6/2010
39. Lucy. 10/6/2010
40. Margaretta. 10/6/2010
Best Poem of George Pope Morris

Washington's Monument.

A monument to Washington?
A tablet graven with his name?--
Green be the mound it stands upon,
And everlasting as his fame!

His glory fills the land--the plain,
The moor, the mountain, and the mart!
More firm than column, urn, or fane,
His monument--the human heart.

The Christian--patriot--hero--sage!
The chief from heaven in mercy sent;
His deeds are written on the age--
His country is his monument.

'The sword of Gideon and the Lord'
Was mighty in his mighty hand--
The God who guided he adored,
And with His blessing freed the ...

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The Dog-Star Rages

Unseal the city fountains,
And let the waters flow
In coolness from the mountains
Unto the plains below.
My brain is parched and erring,
The pavement hot and dry,
And not a breath is stirring
Beneath the burning sky.

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