George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

George Pope Morris Poems

81. The Day Is Now Dawning 10/6/2010
82. The Deserted Bride 10/6/2010
83. The Dismissed. 10/6/2010
84. The Dog-Star Rages 10/6/2010
85. The Dream Of Love. 10/6/2010
86. The Evergreen. 10/6/2010
87. The Exile To His Sister. 10/6/2010
88. The Fallen Brave. 10/6/2010
89. The Flag Of Our Union. 10/6/2010
90. The Hero's Legacy. 10/6/2010
91. The Hunter's Carol. 10/6/2010
92. The Land Of Washington. 10/6/2010
93. The Main-Truck; Or, A Leap For Life 10/6/2010
94. The Master's Song. 10/6/2010
95. The May-Queen. 10/6/2010
96. The Millionaire. 10/6/2010
97. The Miniature. 10/6/2010
98. The Missing Ship. 10/6/2010
99. The Origin Of Yankee Doodle. 10/6/2010
100. The Pastor's Daughter. 10/6/2010
101. The Prairie On Fire 10/6/2010
102. The Retort. 10/6/2010
103. The Rock Of The Pilgrims. 10/6/2010
104. The Seasons Of Love. 10/6/2010
105. The Sister's Appeal. 10/6/2010
106. The Soldier's Welcome Home. 10/6/2010
107. The Songs Of Home. 10/6/2010
108. The Stag-Hunt. 10/6/2010
109. The Star Of Love. 10/6/2010
110. The Suitors. 10/6/2010
111. The Sweep's Carol. 10/6/2010
112. The Sword And The Staff 10/6/2010
113. The Sycamore Shade. 10/6/2010
114. The Tyrant Sway. 10/6/2010
115. The Welcome And Farewell. 10/6/2010
116. The Whip-Poor-Will. 10/6/2010
117. Thou Hast Woven The Spell. 10/6/2010
118. Thy Will Be Done. 10/6/2010
119. To My Absent Daughter. 10/6/2010
120. To The Evening Star. 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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