Nancy Byrd Turner
Nancy Byrd Turner Poems
- Black And Gold Everything is black and gold, Black and gold,...
- With Regard To Dogs Only the human dead may lie In God's ...
- The Quarrel The Wooden Dog and the China Cat Face to face in...
- Here Is This Day Here is this day, Across the fields of ...
- Lincoln There was a boy of other days, A quiet, awkward, ...
- Love Of Country Who loves his country will not rest Content ...
- First Thanksgiving Of All Peace and Mercy and Jonathan, And...
Nancy Byrd Turner (July 29, 1880 - September 5, 1971) was an American poet, editor and lecturer.
Nancy Byrd Turner, born in Boydton, Virginia, was the eldest child of Rev. Byrd Thornton and Nancy Turner.
In 1898 she graduated from Hannah More Academy in Maryland and began work as a teacher. During this period her work appeared in several national magazines including the Saturday Evening ... more »
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Black And Gold
Everything is black and gold,
Black and gold, to-night:
Yellow pumpkins, yellow moon
Jet-black cats with golden eyes
Shadows black as ink,
Firelight blinking in the dark
With a yellow blink
Black and gold, black and gold
Nothing in between-
When the world turns black and gold
Then it's Halloween!