Elizabeth Oakes Smith

(1806 - 1893)

Elizabeth Oakes Smith Poems

1. To the Hudson 6/17/2015
2. The Acorn 5/25/2016
3. The Unattained 5/25/2016
4. The Sinless Child Part 3 5/25/2016
5. The Sinless Child Part 6 5/25/2016
6. The Sinless Child Introduction 5/25/2016
7. The Sinless Child Part 1 5/25/2016
8. The Sinless Child Part 7 5/25/2016
9. Childhood 5/25/2016
10. The Sinless Child Part 5 5/25/2016
11. The Amaranth 5/25/2016
12. Unattained 5/25/2016
13. Poesy 5/25/2016
14. A Dream 5/25/2016
15. The Bard 5/25/2016
16. The Drowned Mariner 5/25/2016
17. Progression 5/25/2016
18. Old Age 5/25/2016
19. To Portland 5/25/2016
20. Manhood 5/25/2016
21. Religion 5/25/2016
22. An Incident 5/25/2016
23. Youth 5/25/2016
24. Annihilation 5/25/2016
25. The Sinless Child Part 2 5/25/2016
26. The Same Old Song 5/25/2016
27. The Sinless Child Part 4 5/25/2016
28. A Summer Morning Picture 5/25/2016

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The Acorn

AN acorn fell from an old oak tree,
And lay on the frosty ground
'O, what shall the fate of the acorn be!'
Was whispered all around,
By low-toned voices, chiming sweet,
Like a floweret's bell when swung
And grasshopper steeds were gathering fleet,
And the beetl's hoofs up-rung—

For the woodland Fays came sweeping past
In the pale autumnal ray,
Where the forest leaves were falling fast,
And the acorn quivering lay;
They came to tell what its fate should be,
Though life was unrevealed;
For life is holy mystery,
Where'er it is ...

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The Acorn

AN acorn fell from an old oak tree,
And lay on the frosty ground
'O, what shall the fate of the acorn be!'
Was whispered all around,
By low-toned voices, chiming sweet,
Like a floweret's bell when swung
And grasshopper steeds were gathering fleet,
And the beetl's hoofs up-rung—

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