Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems

241. Flower-De-Luce: The Bells Of Lynn. Heard At Nahant 3/30/2010
242. The Hunting Of Pau-Puk Keewis 1/1/2004
243. Santa Teresa's Bookmark. (From The Spanish Of Santa Teresa) 3/30/2010
244. Pegasus in Pound 12/10/2015
245. St. John's, Cambridge 12/31/2002
246. Song. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
247. By The Seaside : Sir Humphrey Gilbert 3/30/2010
248. To The River Rhone 3/30/2010
249. Rondel. (From Froissart) 3/30/2010
250. Prometheus, Or, The Poet's Forethought. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
251. Elliot's Oak 3/30/2010
252. Flower-De-Luce: Giotto's Tower 3/30/2010
253. Flower-De-Luce: Hawthorne 3/30/2010
254. Walter Von Der Vogel Weid 12/31/2002
255. Flower-De-Luce: The Wind Over The Chimney 3/30/2010
256. In The Harbour: The Poet's Calendar 3/30/2010
257. Discoverer Of The North Cape. A Leaf From King Alfred's Orosius. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
258. Flower-De-Luce: Christmas Bells 3/30/2010
259. The Venetian Gondolier 3/30/2010
260. Delia. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
261. In The Harbour: To The Avon 3/30/2010
262. Death Of Archbishop Turpin. (From The French) 3/30/2010
263. Castles In Spain. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth) 3/30/2010
264. In The Harbour: Prelude 3/30/2010
265. Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth) 3/30/2010
266. On The Terrace Of The Aigalades. (From The French Of Méry) 3/30/2010
267. Flower-De-Luce: The Bridge Of Cloud 3/30/2010
268. Parker Cleveland. Written On Revisiting Brunswick In The Summer Of 1875 3/30/2010
269. By The Fireside : Gaspar Becerra 3/30/2010
270. Evangeline: Part The First. V. 3/30/2010
271. Earlier Poems : Hymn Of The Moravian Nuns Of Bethlehem 3/30/2010
272. Inscription On The Shanklin Fountain 3/30/2010
273. Poetic Aphorisms. (From The Sinngedichte Of Friedrich Von Logau) 3/30/2010
274. Evangeline: Part The Second. Ii. 3/30/2010
275. Renouveau. (From The French) 3/30/2010
276. From The Spanish Cancioneros 3/30/2010
277. In The Harbour: Sundown 3/30/2010
278. Evangeline: Part The First. Ii. 3/30/2010
279. King Christian, A National Song Of Denmark. (From The Danish Of Johannes Evald) 3/30/2010
280. Ovid In Exile, At Tomis, In Bessarabia, Near The Mouths Of The Danube 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.

In the ...

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Village Blacksmith, The

Under a spreading chestnut tree
The village smithy stands;
The Smith, a mighty man is he,
With large and sinewy hands;
And the muscles of his brawny arms
Are strong as iron bands.

His hair is crisp, and black, and long,
His face is like the tan;

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