James Whitcomb Riley Poems

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131.
Bedouin

O love is like an untamed steed!--
So hot of heart and wild of speed,
And with fierce freedom so in love,
The desert is not vast enough,
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132.
Longfellow

The winds have talked with him confidingly;
The trees have whispered to him; and the night
Hath held him gently as a mother might,
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133.
At Sea

O we go down to sea in ships--
But Hope remains behind,
And Love, with laughter on his lips,
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134.
My Father's Halls

My father's halls, so rich and rare,
Are desolate and bleak and bare;
My father's heart and halls are one,
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135.
While The Musician Played

O it was but a dream I had
While the musician played!--
And here the sky, and here the glad
Old ocean kissed the glade--
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136.
When Early March Seems Middle May

When country roads begin to thaw
In mottled spots of damp and dust,
And fences by the margin draw
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137.
Our Own

They walk here with us, hand-in-hand;
We gossip, knee-by-knee;
They tell us all that they have planned--
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138.
Blooms Of May

But yesterday!...
O blooms of May,
And summer roses--Where-away?
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139.
A New Year's Time At Willards's

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The Hired Man Talks
There's old man Willards; an' his wife;
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140.
John Alden And Percilly

We got up a Christmas-doin's
Last Christmas Eve--
Kindo' dimonstration
'At I railly believe
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