Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Arise

Rating: 3.0

Why sit ye idly dreaming all the day,
While the golden, precious hours flit away?
See you not the day is waning, waning fast?
That the morn's already vanished in the past?

When the glowing noon approaches, we will rest
Who have worked through all the morning; but at best,
If you work with zeal and ardor till the night,
You can only make the wasted moments right.

Think you life was made for dreaming, nothing more,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Shaun Cronick 08 May 2020

Simply put... a wake up call to life's loafers.

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* Sunprincess * 24 April 2016

....a most wonderful poem...this is for all the procrastinators in the world ?

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