Henry Cuyler Bunner Poems

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1.
The Heart Of The Tree

WHAT does he plant who plants a tree?
He plants a friend of sun and sky;
He plants the flag of breezes free;
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2.
One, Two, Three!

It was an old, old, old, old lady,
And a boy that was half-past three;
And the way that they played together
Was beautiful to see.
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3.
Shriven

I have let the world go.
That’s the door that closed
Behind the holy father. I am shrived.
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4.
The Way To Arcady

OH, what's the way to Arcady,
To Arcady, To Arcady;
Oh, what's the way to Arcady,
Where all the leaves are merry?
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5.
Janiveer In March

I would not have you so kindly,
Thus early in friendship’s year—
A little too gently, blindly,
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6.
Candor

'I know what you are going to say,' she said,
And she stood up, looking uncommonly tall:
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7.
An Old-Fashioned Love Song

Tell me what within her eyes
Makes the forgotten Spring arise,
And all the day, if kind she looks,
Flow to a tune like tinkling brooks;
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8.
The Future Of The Classics

No longer, 0 scholars, shall Plautus
Be taught us.
No more shall professors be partial
To Martial.
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9.
Just A Love Letter

NEW YORK, July 20, 1883.
DEAR GIRL:
The town goes on as though
It thought you still were in it;
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10.
The Chaperon

I take my chaperon to the play--
She thinks she's taking me.
And the gilded youth who owns the box,
A proud young man is he;
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