Oliver Wendell Holmes

(1809-1894 / United States)

Oliver Wendell Holmes Poems

21. To The Eleven Ladies 4/6/2010
22. To Rutherford Birchard Hayes 4/6/2010
23. To My Readers 4/6/2010
24. To My Old Readers 4/6/2010
25. To John Greenleaf Whittier 4/6/2010
26. To James Russell Lowell 4/6/2010
27. To James Freeman Clarke 4/6/2010
28. To H. W. Longfellow 4/6/2010
29. To Governor Swain 4/6/2010
30. To George Peabody 4/6/2010
31. To Frederick Henry Hedge 4/6/2010
32. To Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg 4/6/2010
33. To Canaan 4/6/2010
34. To An English Friend 4/6/2010
35. To A Portrait Of 4/6/2010
36. To A Caged Lion 4/6/2010
37. To A Blank Sheet Of Paper 4/6/2010
38. The Wasp And The Hornet 4/6/2010
39. The Voiceless 12/31/2002
40. The Two Streams 1/1/2004

The Last Leaf

I saw him once before,
As he passed by the door,
And again
The pavement stones resound,
As he totters o'er the ground
With his cane.

They say that in his prime,
Ere the pruning-knife of Time

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