Lord Gabriel, wilt thou not rejoice
When at last a little boy's
Moon in heaven's garden, among the clouds that wander,
Crescent moon so young to see, above the April ways,
The winds have blown more bitter
Each darkening day of fall;
High over all the house-tops
The stars are far and small
The little Road says, Go,
The little House says, Stay:
And O, it's bonny here at home,
But I must go away.
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 t ...