Joseph Howe

(13 December 1804 – 1 June 1873 / Nova Scotia)

Joseph Howe Poems

1. Sable Island 1/1/2004
2. To The Town Clock 1/1/2004
3. Once More I Put My Bonnet On 1/1/2004

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To The Town Clock

Thou grave old Time Piece, many a time and oft
I've been your debtor for the time of day;
And every time I cast my eyes aloft,
And swell the debt--I think 'tis time to pay.
Thou, like a sentinel upon a tower,
Hast thou still announced "the enemy's" retreat,
And now that I have got a leisure hour,
Thy praise, thou old Repeater, I'll repeat.
A very striking object, all must own,
For years you've been, and may for years remain,
And though fierce storms around your head have blown,
Your form erect, and clear and mellow ...

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