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