Treasure Island

Lizette Woodworth Reese

(January 9, 1856 – December 17, 1935 / Waverly)

Poems of Lizette Woodworth Reese

1. A Christmas Folk-Song 4/21/2010
2. A Flower Of Mullein 12/17/2011
3. A Haunting Memory 12/17/2011
4. A Holiday 12/17/2011
5. A Little Song Of Life 12/17/2011
6. A Rhyme of Death's Inn 1/4/2003
7. A Song For Candlemas 12/17/2011
8. After 12/17/2011
9. Anne 12/17/2011
10. Daffodils 12/17/2011
11. Herbs 12/17/2011
12. Immortality 12/17/2011
13. In Time Of Grief 12/17/2011
14. Keats 12/17/2011
15. Love Came Back At Fall O’ Dew 1/4/2003
16. Lydia 12/17/2011
17. Lydia Is Gone This Many A Year 12/17/2011
18. Mid-March 12/17/2011
19. Oh, Gray And Tender Is The Rain 1/13/2003
20. Reserve 12/17/2011

Spicewood

The spicewood burns along the gray, spent sky,
In moist unchimneyed places, in a wind,
That whips it all before, and all behind,
Into one thick, rude flame, now low, now high,
It is the first, the homeliest thing of all--
At sight of it, that lad that by it fares,
Whistles afresh his foolish, town-caught airs--
A thing so honey-colored, and so tall!

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