Cale Young Rice

Cale Young Rice
United States
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Cale Young Rice (December 11, 1872 – January 24, 1943) was an American poet and dramatist.

He was born in Dixon, Kentucky to Laban Marchbanks Rice, a Confederate veteran and tobacco merchant, and his wife Martha Lacy. He was a younger brother of Laban Lacy Rice, a noted educator. Cale Rice grew up in Evansville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky. ...
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1.
The Mystic
There is a quest that calls me,
   In nights when I am lone,
The need to ride where the ways divide
   The Known from the Unknown.
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2.
Old Age
I have heard the wild geese,
I have seen the leaves fall,
There was frost last night
On the garden wall.
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3.
When The Wind Is Low
When the wind is low, and the sea is soft,
   And the far heat-lightning plays
On the rim of the west where dark clouds nest
   On a darker bank of haze;
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4.
Kinchinjunga (Which Is The Next Highest Of Mountains)
I

O white Priest of Eternity, around
Whose lofty summit veiling clouds arise
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5.
Chanson Of The Bells Of Oseney
Thirteenth Century

The bells of Oseney
(Hautclere, Doucement, Austyn)
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