Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems

201. The Four Princesses At Wilna. A Photograph 3/30/2010
202. The Golden Legend: V. A Covered Bridge At Lucerne 3/30/2010
203. The Golden Legend: Vi. The School Of Salerno 3/30/2010
204. The Herons Of Elmwood. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
205. The Song Of Hiawatha Xvii: The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis 3/30/2010
206. The Song Of Hiawatha Ii: The Four Winds 3/30/2010
207. The Song Of Hiawatha Vi: Hiawatha's Friends 3/30/2010
208. The Song Of Hiawatha Vii: Hiawatha's Sailing 3/30/2010
209. Ultima Thule: The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls 3/30/2010
210. Woodstock Park 3/30/2010
211. Voices Of The Night : Flowers 3/30/2010
212. Voices Of The Night : Hymn To The Night 3/30/2010
213. The Song Of Hiawatha X: Hiawatha's Wooing 3/30/2010
214. The Song Of Hiawatha Xi: Hiawatha's Wedding-Feast 3/30/2010
215. The Song Of Hiawatha Xii: The Son Of The Evening Star 3/30/2010
216. To Cardinal Richelieu. (From Malherbe) 3/30/2010
217. The Wave. (From The German Of Tiedge) 3/30/2010
218. To The Stork. (Armenian Popular Song, From The Prose Version Of Alishan) 3/30/2010
219. The Song Of Hiawatha V: Hiawatha's Fasting 3/30/2010
220. The Soul's Complaint Against The Body. (From The Anglo-Saxon) 3/30/2010
221. The Indian Hunter 3/30/2010
222. The Good Part That Shall Not Be Taken Away 3/30/2010
223. The Good Shepherd (From The Spanish Of Lope De Vega) 3/30/2010
224. The Old Bridge At Florence 3/30/2010
225. The Fugitive. (Tartar Song, From The Prose Version Of Chodzko) 3/30/2010
226. The Dead. (From The German Of Stockmann) 3/30/2010
227. The Demoniac Of Gadara 3/30/2010
228. The Burial Of The Poet 3/30/2010
229. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Landlord's Tale; The Rhyme Of Sir Christopher 3/30/2010
230. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Spanish Jew's Second Tale; Scanderbeg 3/30/2010
231. Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. Interlude Iv. 3/30/2010
232. Hymn For My Brother's Ordination 3/30/2010
233. Friar Lubin. (From The French) 3/30/2010
234. In The Churchyard At Cambridge. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
235. In The Harbour: At La Chaudeau. (From The French Of Charles Coran) 3/30/2010
236. In The Harbour: From The French 3/30/2010
237. In The Harbour: Autumn Within 3/30/2010
238. In The Harbour: Decoration Day 3/30/2010
239. Dirge Over A Nameless Grave 3/30/2010
240. Enceladus. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Second) 3/30/2010

Comments about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (5/18/2006 1:20:00 PM)

    I like W.Longfellow's poems, some of them are really good.

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  • Shinobu Wray (6/18/2005 11:05:00 PM)

    I wonder if the song that neil diamond wrote has any connection between his last name

  • Sex Hamster (4/1/2005 1:51:00 PM)

    I love Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, his poems are so beautiful. They Rock! ! espesially 'the psalm of life'

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.

In the ...

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Oft I remember those I have known
In other days, to whom my heart was lead
As by a magnet, and who are not dead,
But absent, and their memories overgrown
With other thoughts and troubles of my own,
As graves with grasses are, and at their head
The stone with moss and lichens so o'er spread,
Nothing is legible but the name alone.
And is it so with them? After long years.

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