Ina D. Coolbrith

Rookie (1842-1928 / Nauvoo, Illinois (Josephine D. Smith))

Ina D. Coolbrith Poems

1. California Poppy, The (Copa De Oro) 7/9/2008
2. When the Grass Shall Cover Me 7/13/2008
3. Woman 7/13/2008
4. California 7/9/2008
5. A Perfect Day 7/8/2008
6. A New Leaf 7/8/2008
7. A Last Word (to My Mother) 7/8/2008
8. Alcatraz * 7/9/2008
9. From Russian Hill 7/10/2008
10. A Memory 7/8/2008
11. A Fancy 7/8/2008
12. A Lost Day 7/11/2008
13. A Meeting 7/8/2008
14. Sea-Shell, The 7/12/2008
15. To San Francisco 7/13/2008
16. A Hope 7/8/2008
17. Alone 7/9/2008
18. Retrospect 7/12/2008
19. At Set Of Sun 7/9/2008
20. A Birthday Rhyme 7/8/2008

A Hope

It befell me on a day-
Long ago; ah, long ago!
When my life was in its May,
In the May-month of the year.
All the orchards were like snow
With pink-flushes here and there;
And a bird sang building near-
And a bird sang far away,
Where the early twilight lay.

[Hata Bildir]