Frank Dempster Sherman
Frank Dempster Sherman Poems
- Love's Springtide My heart was winter-bound until ...
- Daisies At evening when I go to bed I see the stars shine ...
- Bees Bees don't care about the snow; I can tell you why ...
- The Library Give me the room whose every nook Is dedicated ...
- A Dewdrop Little drop of dew, Like a gem you are; I believe...
- Spinning Top When I spin round without a stop And keep my ...
- At Midnight See, yonder, the belfry tower That gleams in the...
SHERMAN, FRANK DEMPSTER. Born in Peekskill, New York, May 6, 1860; died September 19, 1916. He took the degree of Ph.B. from Columbia University in 1884, and was Professor of Graphics in Columbia School of Architecture from 1904 until his death. He was the author of "Madrigals and Catches" (1887); "Lyrics for a Lute" (1890); "Little Folk Lyrics" (1892); "Lyrics ... more »
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My heart was winter-bound until
I heard you sing;
O voice of Love, hush not, but fill
My life with Spring!
My hopes were homeless things before
I saw your eyes;
O smile of Love, close not the door
My dreams were bitter once, and then
I found them bliss;
O lips of Love, give me again
Your rose to kiss!
Springtide of Love! The secret sweet
Is ours alone;
O heart of Love, at last you beat ...