James Whitcomb Riley Poems

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61.
A Fruit Piece

The afternoon of summer folds
Its warm arms round the marigolds,
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62.
Her Beautiful Hands

Your hands- they are strangely fair!
O Fair- for the jewels that sparkle there,-
Fair- for the witchery of the spell
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63.
When The Green Gits Back In The Trees

In spring, when the green gits back in the trees,
And the sun comes out and stays,
And yer boots pulls on with a good tight squeeze,
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64.
A Summer Sunrise

The master-hand whose pencils trace
This wondrous landscape of the morn,
Is but the sun, whose glowing face
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65.
When My Dreams Come True

I.

When my dreams come true--when my dreams come true--
Shall I lean from out my casement, in the starlight and the
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66.
A Delicious Interruption

All were quite gracious in their plaudits of
Bud's Fairy; but another stir above
That murmur was occasioned by a sweet
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67.
A Letter To A Friend

The past is like a story
I have listened to in dreams
That vanished in the glory
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68.
Griggsby's Station

Pap's got his patent-right, and rich is all creation;
But where's the peace and comfort that we all had before?
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69.
Old Aunt Mary's

Wasn't it pleasant, O brother mine,
In those old days of the lost sunshine
Of youth-- when the Saturday's chores were through,
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70.
A Feel In The Chris'Mas-Air

They's a kind o' _feel_ in the air, to me.
When the Chris'mas-times sets in.
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