Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lucy Maud Montgomery Poems
- A Summer Day I The dawn laughs out on orient hills And ...
- As The Heart Hopes It is a year dear one, since you ...
- The Old Home Calls Come back to me, little dancing feet that ...
- Down Home Down home to-night the moonshine falls Across a ...
- The Sea Spirit I smile o'er the wrinkled blue Lo! the sea ...
- Come, Rest Awhile Come, rest awhile, and let us idly stray ...
- An Autumn Evening Dark hills against a hollow crocus ...
Lucy Maud Montgomery (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. Because many of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, Canada and the Canadian province became... more »
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A Summer Day
The dawn laughs out on orient hills
And dances with the diamond rills;
The ambrosial wind but faintly stirs
The silken, beaded gossamers;
In the wide valleys, lone and fair,
Lyrics are piped from limpid air,
And, far above, the pine trees free
Voice ancient lore of sky and sea.
Come, let us fill our hearts straightway
With hope and courage of the day.
Noon, hiving sweets of sun and flower,
Has fallen on dreams in wayside bower,
Where bees hold honeyed fellowship
With the ripe blossom of her lip;
All silent are...