Anne Hunter

Anne Hunter Poems

1.
Ode To The Old Year 1787.

LET courtly bards, in courtly lay,
Invoke the muse on New Year's day,
Prophetic, future times unfold,
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2.
A Mermaid’s Song

NOW the dancing sunbeams play
On the green and glassy sea;
Come, and I will lead the way,
Where the pearly treasures be.
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3.
To My Daughter

DEAR to my heart as life's warm stream,
Which animates this mortal clay,
For thee I court the waking ...
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4.
To The Nightingale.

WHY from these shades, sweet bird of eve,
Art thou to other regions wildly fled?
Thy pensive song would oft my cares relieve,
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5.
Winter, A Sonnet

BEHOLD the gloomy tyrant's awful form
Binding the captive earth in icy chains;
His chilling breath sweeps o'er the wat'ry plains,
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