George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

George Pope Morris Poems

121. Twenty Years Ago 10/6/2010
122. Union. 10/6/2010
123. Unseal The City Fountains 10/6/2010
124. Up The Hudson. 10/6/2010
125. Venetian Serenade. 10/6/2010
126. Walter Gay. 10/6/2010
127. Washington's Monument. 10/6/2010
128. We Part For Ever 10/6/2010
129. We Were Boys Together. 10/6/2010
130. Wearies My Love? 10/6/2010
131. Welcome Home. 10/6/2010
132. Well-A-Day! 10/6/2010
133. Western Refrain 10/6/2010
134. What Can It Mean? 10/6/2010
135. When Other Friends. 10/6/2010
136. Where Hudson's Wave. 10/6/2010
137. Will Nobody Marry Me? 10/6/2010
138. Willie. 10/6/2010
139. Woman. 10/6/2010
140. Woodman, Spare That Tree! 10/6/2010
141. Words 10/6/2010
142. Years Ago. 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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