Helen Hunt Jackson

(18 October 1830 – 12 August 1885 / Amherst, Massachusetts)

Helen Hunt Jackson Quotes


    My snowy eupatorium has dropped
    Its silver threads of petals in the night;
    No signal told its blossoming had stopped;
    Its seed-films flutter silent, ghostly white:
    No answer stirs the shining air,
    As I ask, "Where?"

    Beneath the glossy leaves of winter-green
    Dead lilly-bells lie low, and in their place

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