Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems

41. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. Prelude 3/30/2010
42. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Musician's Tale; The Mother's Ghost 3/30/2010
43. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Sicilian's Tale; The Monk Of Casal-Maggiore 3/30/2010
44. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Spanish Jew's Tale; Azrael 3/30/2010
45. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part. 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Vi. -- The Wraith Of Odin 3/30/2010
46. The Bird And The Ship. (From The German Of Müller) 3/30/2010
47. The Blind Girl Of Castel-Cuille. (From The Gascon Of Jasmin) 3/30/2010
48. The Celestial Pilot. (From Dante. Purgatorio, Ii.) 3/30/2010
49. The Challenge. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Third) 3/30/2010
50. The Child Asleep. (From The French) 3/30/2010
51. The Emperor's Bird's-Nest. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
52. The Fiftieth Birthday Of Agassiz. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
53. The Golden Legend: Ii. A Farm In The Odenwald 3/30/2010
54. The Siege Of Kazan. (Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko) 3/30/2010
55. The Song Of Hiawatha Xvi: Pau-Puk-Keewis 3/30/2010
56. The Song Of Hiawatha Xxi: The White Man's Foot 3/30/2010
57. Ultima Thule: The Iron Pen 3/30/2010
58. Song Of The Owl 5/21/2015
59. Ultima Thule: The Sifting Of Peter 3/30/2010
60. The Golden Legend: Iii. A Street In Strasburg 3/30/2010
61. The Emperor's Glove. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
62. The Boy And The Brook. (Armenian Popular Song, From The Prose Version Of Alishan) 3/30/2010
63. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Student's Tale; Emma And Eginhard 3/30/2010
64. The Angel And The Child. (From Jean Reboul, The Baker Of Nismes) 3/30/2010
65. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. Interlude Iii. 3/30/2010
66. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. The Musician's Tale; The Ballad Of Carmilhan - Ii. 3/30/2010
67. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Iv. -- Queen Sigrid The Haughty 3/30/2010
68. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 2. Finale 3/30/2010
69. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Poet's Tale; The Birds Of Killingworth 3/30/2010
70. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xvii. -- King Svend Of The Forked Beard 3/30/2010
71. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xviii. -- King Olaf And Earl Sigvald 3/30/2010
72. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude Iii. 3/30/2010
73. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude Iv. 3/30/2010
74. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Ii. -- The King's Return 3/30/2010
75. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xiii. -- The Building Of The Long Serpent 3/30/2010
76. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga Of King Olaf Xiv. -- The Crew Of The Long Serpent 3/30/2010
77. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Landlord's Tale; Paul Revere's Ride 3/30/2010
78. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Finale 3/30/2010
79. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. Interlude I. 3/30/2010
80. The Song Of Hiawatha Xviii: The Death Of Kwasind 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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