John Hay

(8 October 1838 – 1 July 1905 / Salem, Indiana)

John Hay Poems

41. Quand Meme 1/4/2003
42. Postum 1/4/2003
43. Peace 1/4/2003
44. On the Bluff 1/4/2003
45. On Pitz Languard 1/4/2003
46. Obedience 1/4/2003
47. Northward 1/4/2003
48. Night in Venice 1/4/2003
49. My Castle in Spain 1/4/2003
50. Mount Tabor 1/4/2003
51. Miles Keogh's Horse 1/4/2003
52. Matins 1/4/2003
53. Love's Prayer 1/4/2003
54. Love's Doubt 1/4/2003
55. Love's Dawn 1/4/2003
56. Love and Music 1/4/2003
57. Little Breeches 1/4/2003
58. Lise-Amor 1/4/2003
59. Liberty 1/4/2003
60. Lagrimas 1/4/2003

Quand Meme

I strove, like Israel, with my youth,
And said, Till thou bestow
Upon my life Love's joy and truth,
I will not let thee go.

And sudden on my night there woke
The trouble of the dawn;
Out of the east the red light broke,
To broaden on and on.

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