Edwin Markham

(23 April 1852 - 7 March 1940 / Oregon City, Oregon)

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  • Barbara Samuels (12/30/2017 8:44:00 PM)

    My mother just recently passed away and she referred to an Edwin Markham poem called Leadership? I cannot find this poem anywhere? Is it possible this title she referred to is incorrect and has another name?
    Thank you!

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The Joy Of The Hills

I ride on the mountain tops, I ride;
I have found my life and am satisfied.
Onward I ride in the blowing oats,
Checking the field-lark's rippling notes --
   Lightly I sweep
   From steep to steep:
Over my head through the branches high
Come glimpses of a rushing sky;
The tall oats brush my horse's flanks;

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