Mary Carolyn Davies

(1914-1934 / United States)

Pine Song

Like a young pine
May I grow:
Only feel
But never know.

Feel the wind
And rain and sun,
See dusk dead
And day begun,

Feel the touch
Of needles fine
Of a swaying
Neighbor pine,

Feel the forest
Awe and wonder
Only never know
That under
Beauty lieth woe.

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