Charles Hanson Towne

(1847-1949 / United States)

Charles Hanson Towne Poems

1. A Baghdad Lover 4/3/2010
2. A Ballad Of The Nativity 4/3/2010
3. A Distant Spring 4/3/2010
4. A Lover In Damascus 4/3/2010
5. A Mother 4/3/2010
6. A Rose Whispers 4/3/2010
7. A Sunset 4/3/2010
8. A Winter Dream 4/3/2010
9. Aere Perennius 4/3/2010
10. After Drought 4/3/2010
11. After Reading Keats 4/3/2010
12. After The Circus 4/3/2010
13. Afterward 4/3/2010
14. An Autumn Leaf 4/3/2010
15. Death At Morning 4/3/2010
16. Distances 4/3/2010
17. Downtown 4/3/2010
18. Eluded 4/3/2010
19. Estrangement 4/3/2010
20. Fifth Avenue At Night 4/3/2010
21. Fulfilment 4/3/2010
22. Ghost 4/3/2010
23. Giving Thanks For Joys And Sorrows 4/3/2010
24. Haunted 4/3/2010
25. Here In The Furnace City 4/3/2010
26. Hope 4/3/2010
27. How Bravely Now I Face The Marching Days 4/3/2010
28. I Count The Days 4/3/2010
29. I Drink The Fragrance Of The Rose 4/3/2010
30. In The Meadows Of The Sky 4/3/2010
31. In The Night 4/3/2010
32. Indian Summer 4/3/2010
33. Love And Time 4/3/2010
34. Broadway 4/3/2010
35. Care 4/3/2010
36. Certain Fragments From The Arabic 4/3/2010
37. August In The City 4/3/2010
38. Awaited 4/3/2010
39. Next Door 4/3/2010
40. One Moment Of Doubt 4/3/2010

Comments about Charles Hanson Towne

  • Doris (10/16/2018 10:33:00 AM)

    Looking for The Old Man; s Late

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  • Margaret Paterson (10/11/2018 1:55:00 PM)

    trying to find more about the poem written by Charles Hanson Towne entitled the hammers of theClyde, which i have a copy of

  • Prying1 Books Prying1 Books (12/15/2012 9:18:00 AM)

    The poem around the Corner is in Towne's book, 'A World of Windows' 1919 George Doran Co. Publisher. Don't know if this is the first appearance of it but it is in the table of contents...

  • Cori Bryson (8/8/2005 9:09:00 PM)

    i too wish to know when this poem orgianlly titled around the corner was written by Mr. Towne Mr. nufer plz email me about this poem b/c i have a couple of questions about the origianl author

  • Ed Nufer (2/19/2005 11:44:00 AM)

    Trying to find poem, date wriitten, by Charles Hanson Towne named Around the Corne. Thank you for any information you can share.
    Thank you,

  • Ed Nufer (2/19/2005 11:43:00 AM)

    Trying to find poem, date wriitten, by Charles Hanson Towne name Around the Corne. Thank you for any information you can share.
    Thank you,

Best Poem of Charles Hanson Towne

Around The Corner

Around the corner I have a friend,
In this great city that has no end,
Yet the days go by and weeks rush on,
And before I know it, a year is gone.

And I never see my old friends face,
For life is a swift and terrible race,
He knows I like him just as well,
As in the days when I rang his bell.

And he rang mine but we were younger then,
And now we are busy, tired men.
Tired of playing a foolish game,
Tired of trying to make a name.

'Tomorrow' I say! 'I will call on Jim
Just to show that I'm thinking of him',
But tomorrow comes and tomorrow ...

Read the full of Around The Corner

City Roofs

Roof-tops, roof-tops, what do you cover?
Sad folk, bad folk, and many a glowing lover;
Wise people, simple people, children of despair --
Roof-tops, roof-tops, hiding pain and care.

Roof-tops, roof-tops, O what sin you're knowing,
While above you in the sky the white clouds are blowing;
While beneath you, agony and dolor and grim strife
Fight the olden battle, the olden war of Life.

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