Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

(27 February 1807 – 24 March 1882 / Portland, Maine)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems

361. The Emperor's Bird's-Nest. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
362. The Emperor's Glove. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
363. The Evening Star 1/1/2004
364. The Famine 1/1/2004
365. The Fiftieth Birthday Of Agassiz. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
366. The Fire Of Drift-Wood 1/1/2004
367. The Four Princesses At Wilna. A Photograph 3/30/2010
368. The Four Winds 1/1/2004
369. The Fugitive. (Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko) 3/30/2010
370. The Galaxy 3/30/2010
371. The Ghosts 1/1/2004
372. The Goblet Of Life 3/30/2010
373. The Golden Legend: Ii. A Farm In The Odenwald 3/30/2010
374. The Golden Legend: Iii. A Street In Strasburg 3/30/2010
375. The Golden Legend: Iv. The Road To Hirschau 3/30/2010
376. The Golden Legend: Prologue & 1. 3/30/2010
377. The Golden Legend: V. A Covered Bridge At Lucerne 3/30/2010
378. The Golden Legend: Vi. The School Of Salerno 3/30/2010
379. The Golden Mile-Stone. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
380. The Good Part That Shall Not Be Taken Away 3/30/2010
381. The Good Shepherd (From The Spanish Of Lope De Vega) 3/30/2010
382. The Grave. From The Anglo-Saxon 3/30/2010
383. The Hanging Of The Crane 3/30/2010
384. The Happiest Land. (From The German) 3/30/2010
385. The Happiest Land. (From The German) 3/30/2010
386. The Harvest Moon 3/30/2010
387. The Haunted Chamber. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Third) 3/30/2010
388. The Hemlock Tree. (From The German) 3/30/2010
389. The Herons Of Elmwood. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
390. The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis 1/1/2004
391. The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis, 12/31/2002
392. The Image Of God (From The Spanish Of Francisco De Aldana) 3/30/2010
393. The Indian Hunter 3/30/2010
394. The Jewish Cemetery At Newport 1/3/2003
395. The Ladder Of St. Augustine. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
396. The Leap Of Roushan Beg. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
397. The Legend Of The Crossbill. (From The German Of Julius Mosen) 3/30/2010
398. The Luck Of Edenhall. From The German Of Uhland 3/30/2010
399. The Lunatic Girl 3/30/2010
400. The Masque Of Pandora 3/30/2010
Best Poem of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A Psalm Of Life

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.

Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.

Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
Is our destined end or way;
But to act, that each to-morrow
Find us farther than to-day.

Art is long, and Time is fleeting,
And our hearts, though stout and brave,
Still, like muffled drums, are beating
Funeral marches to the grave.

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The Belfrey Of Bruges

In the market-place of Bruges stands the belfrey old and brown;
Thrice consumed and thrice rebuilded, still it watches o'er the town.

As the summer morn was breaking, on that lofty tower I stood,
And the world through off the darkness, like the weeds of widowhood.

Thick with towns and hamlets studded, and with streams and vapors gray,
Like a shield embossed with silver, round and vast the landscape lay.

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