Josephine Preston Peabody
Josephine Preston Peabody Poems
- Cradle Song I Lord Gabriel, wilt thou not rejoice When ...
- Spinning In April Moon in heaven's garden, among the clouds ...
- The House And The Road The little Road says, Go, The little...
- Men Have Wings At Last 'Wolf, Wolf-stay-at-home, Prowler, --...
- Myrrh-Bearers Three women crept at break of day A-grope ...
- Harvest Moon Over the twilight field, Over the glimmering ...
- Envoi Beloved, till the day break, Leave ...
Josephine Preston Peabody (1874 - December 4, 1922) was an American poet and dramatist. She was born in New York and educated at the Girls' Latin School, Boston, and at Radcliffe College.
From 1901 to 1903 she was instructor in English at Wellesley. In 1906 she married Prof. L. S. Marks from Harvard University. The Stratford-on-Avon prize went to her in 1909 for her drama The Piper, which was produced in England in 1910; and in America at the New Theatre, New York City, in 1911.
Her other work includes The Wayfarers: A Book of Verse (1898); Fortune and Men's Eyes: New Poems, with a Play (1900); The Wings (1905), a drama; The Book of the Little Past (1908); The Singing ... more »
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Lord Gabriel, wilt thou not rejoice
When at last a little boy's
Cheek lies heavy as a rose
And his eyelids close?
Gabriel, when that hush may be,
This sweet hand all heedfully
I'll undo for thee alone,
From his mother's own.
Then the far blue highway paven
With the burning stars of heaven,
He shall gladden with the sweet
Hasting of his feet: --
Feet so brightly bare and cool,
Leaping, as from pool to pool; ...