Edna Jacques

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Edna Jacques Poems

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Values

It doesn't matter much, I know,
In all this world of grief and woe,
That one small girl of half-past four
Is never watching any more,
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Childhood

She does not know that rooms are bleak and bare,
That poverty dwells with us all the while;
It is enough for her that I am there
To praise her little deeds, to sing and smile.
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Lillie Randa 15 April 2020

I remember her well, as when a child I used to read her poems in the Moose Jaw paper, and then years later I had a chance to chat with her in her little house south of Toronto. Had gone there with a friend. I still like her style of poems better than the modern ones.

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Maryanne Beers 07 August 2018

Beautiful poems that evoke delight and longing and passion. What is the poem....Go out go out I beg of you, And taste the beauty of the wild, Behold the miracle of the earth With all the wonder of a child..

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Allen Ohrt 21 January 2009

Extremely NON user friendly site. Cannot access anything.

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