Ella Wheeler Wilcox

(5 November 1850 - 30 October 1919 / Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin)

Ella Wheeler Wilcox Poems

481. Father 5/31/2003
482. At Bay 5/31/2003
483. Inspiration 6/3/2003
484. Morning Prayer 5/26/2003
485. Two Roses 5/31/2003
486. Two Sunsets 1/3/2003
487. After The Engagement 1/3/2003
488. Moon And Sea 5/20/2003
489. Attraction 5/31/2003
490. Love 1/3/2003
491. In The Garden 5/18/2003
492. If 1/3/2003
493. Love's Coming 1/3/2003
494. Worldly Wisdom 5/19/2003
495. Smiles 5/26/2003
496. Time Enough 5/26/2003
497. Life 1/3/2003
498. I Will Be Worthy Of It 5/23/2003
499. Life Is A Privilege 5/26/2003
500. An Inspiration 6/4/2003
501. Answered Prayers 5/25/2003
502. All Roads That Lead To God Are Good 5/31/2003
503. It All Will Come Out Right 5/31/2003
504. Art And Love 5/18/2003
505. When You Go Away 1/3/2003
506. I Told You 5/18/2003
507. Wishing 5/26/2003
508. Individuality 5/23/2003
509. Woman 5/26/2003
510. Here And Now 6/4/2003
511. Womanhood 5/26/2003
512. A Waltz-Quadrille 5/23/2003
513. Love Is Enough 1/3/2003
514. A Waif 5/18/2003
515. Are You Loving Enough? 1/3/2003
516. An Old Man To His Sleeping Young Bride 6/4/2003
517. Life's Harmonies 1/3/2003
518. The Two Glasses 1/3/2003
519. Advice 1/3/2003
520. Two Loves 5/25/2003

Comments about Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  • Anong All (5/28/2004 2:29:00 AM)

    Hi.., I read your po'em; 'Which are You? '....And I wanted to share with you, that I do not believe I am either..., type of person you, maybe describing within your po'em.
    Is the glass half-full.., or half-empty..., My opinion..., maybe it is balanced.
    I enjoyed the reading of your po'em. I found it very much to my liking. Good day

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Best Poem of Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Solitude

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
Sing, and the hills will answer;
Sigh, it is lost on the air.
The echoes bound to a joyful sound,
But shrink from voicing care.

Rejoice, and men will seek you;
Grieve, and they turn and go.
They want full measure of all your pleasure,
But they do not need your woe.
Be glad, and your friends are many;
Be sad, and you lose them all.
There are none to decline your nectared wine,
But alone you must drink...

Read the full of Solitude

A Waltz-Quadrille

The band was playing a waltz-quadrille,
I felt as light as a wind-blown feather,
As we floated away, at the caller’s will,
Through the intricate, mazy dance together.
Like mimic armies our lines were meeting,
Slowly advancing, and then retreating,
All decked in their bright array;
And back and forth to the music’s rhyme
We moved together, and all the time

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