Nancy Byrd Turner
Nancy Byrd Turner Poems
- 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...
- Death Is A Door Death is only an old door Set in a garden ...
- Black And Gold Everything is black and gold, Black and gold,...
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 »
Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.
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!