Amy Lowell

(9 February 1874 – 12 May 1925 / Boston, Massachusetts)

A Japanese Wood-Carving - Poem by Amy Lowell

High up above the open, welcoming door
It hangs, a piece of wood with colours dim.
Once, long ago, it was a waving tree
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  • Susan Williams (3/28/2016 2:36:00 PM)

    This is one of the loveliest poems I have ever had the pleasure to read- - -her verses are so pure- - - - ]
    Once, long ago, it was a waving tree
    And knew the sun and shadow through the leaves
    Of forest trees, in a thick eastern wood.
    The winter snows had bent its branches down,
    The spring had swelled its buds with coming flowers,
    Summer had run like fire through its veins,
    While autumn pelted it with chestnut burrs,
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  • Ahmad Shiddiqi (3/31/2010 1:43:00 AM)

    Gorgeous words! ! ! One of exotic pictures on Japan. (Report) Reply

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