Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Poems

281. Ovid In Exile, At Tomis, In Bessarabia, Near The Mouths Of The Danube 3/30/2010
282. Cantos From Dante's Paradiso 3/30/2010
283. By The Fireside : King Witlaf's Drinking-Horn 3/30/2010
284. By The Fireside : Tegner's Death (Tegner's Drapa) 3/30/2010
285. Santa Filomena. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
286. Song Of The Bell. (From The German) 3/30/2010
287. Oliver Basselin. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
288. Earlier Poems : Autumn 3/30/2010
289. Charles Sumner. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth) 3/30/2010
290. Woodstock Park 3/30/2010
291. Consolation. (To M. Duperrier, Gentleman Of Aix In Provence, On The Death Of His Daughter) 3/30/2010
292. Voices Of The Night : The Light Of Stars 3/30/2010
293. Frithiof's Homestead. (From The Swedish) 3/30/2010
294. Evangeline: Part The Second. Iv. 3/30/2010
295. The Slave's Dream 1/3/2003
296. Frithiof's Temptation. (From The Swedish) 3/30/2010
297. Sandalphon. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
298. Whither? (From The German Of Müller) 3/30/2010
299. Three Friends Of Mine 3/30/2010
300. Enceladus. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Second) 3/30/2010
301. In The Harbour: The Wine Of Jurançon. (From The French Of Charles Coran) 3/30/2010
302. Friar Lubin. (From The French) 3/30/2010
303. Epimetheus, Or The Poet's Afterthought. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
304. In The Harbour: Possibilities 3/30/2010
305. Moods 3/30/2010
306. In The Harbour: Elegiac Verse 3/30/2010
307. The Warden Of The Cinque Ports 1/3/2003
308. In The Harbour: At La Chaudeau. (From The French Of Charles Coran) 3/30/2010
309. Kéramos 3/30/2010
310. Flower-De-Luce: Killed At The Ford 3/30/2010
311. Evangeline: Part The First. Iii. 3/30/2010
312. Earlier Poems : An April Day 3/30/2010
313. Evangeline: Part The Second. I. 3/30/2010
314. Catawba Wine. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First) 3/30/2010
315. In The Harbour: The Four Lakes Of Madison 3/30/2010
316. Flowers-De-Luce: Noël 3/30/2010
317. Evangeline: Part The Second. V. 3/30/2010
318. Flower-De-Luce: To-Morrow 3/30/2010
319. Canzone 3/30/2010
320. In The Harbour: The Children's Crusade 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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My Lost Youth

Often I think of the beautiful town
That is seated by the sea;
Often in thought go up and down
The pleasant streets of that dear old town,
And my youth comes back to me.
And a verse of a Lapland song
Is haunting my memory still:
"A boy's will is the wind's will,
And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts."

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