Helen Hunt Jackson

(18 October 1830 – 12 August 1885 / Amherst, Massachusetts)

Poems of Helen Hunt Jackson

41. Poppies on the Wheat 1/3/2003
42. Refrain 1/3/2003
43. September 12/31/2002
44. Silence again 4/14/2010
45. Songs of Battle 1/3/2003
46. Spinning 4/14/2010
47. The Angel of Pain 4/25/2012
48. The End of Harvest 4/25/2012
49. The Fir-Tree and the Brook 1/3/2003
50. The Fountain Leaps as if its Nearest Goal 4/25/2012
51. The Gospel of Mystery 4/25/2012
52. The Poet's Forge 1/3/2003
53. The Victory of Patience 1/3/2003
54. Tides 1/3/2003
55. To an Absent Lover 1/3/2003
56. Tryst 1/3/2003
57. Two Truths 1/3/2003
58. Unto one who lies at rest 1/3/2003
59. Where? 1/3/2003

The Poet's Forge

He lies on his back, the idling smith,
A lazy, dreaming fellow is he;
The sky is blue, or the sky is gray,
He lies on his back the livelong day,
Not a tool in sight, say what they may,
A curious sort of smith is he.

The powers of the air are in league with him;
The country around believes it well;

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