Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Portland, Maine
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Portland, Maine
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Footsteps Of Angels

Rating: 3.5
When the hours of Day are numbered,
And the voices of the Night
Wake the better soul, that slumbered,
To a holy, calm delight;

Ere the evening lamps are lighted,
And, like phantoms grim and tall,
Shadows from the fitful firelight
Dance upon the parlor wall;
Then the forms of the departed
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Dr Antony Theodore 25 November 2020
When the hours of Day are numbered, And the voices of the Night Wake the better soul, that slumbered, To a holy, calm delight; Holy calm delight. very good poem. tony
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Mahtab Bangalee 30 January 2020
More than all things else to love me, And is now a saint in heaven./// beautiful loving and heartfelt writings
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Expiallidocious 29 December 2019
Beautiful tribute to a mother! Mothers eyes!
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Savita Tyagi 31 October 2018
Always a pleasure to read. One of my favorite.
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Bonnie 02 September 2018
So good to know others find comfort when the dead come to visit!
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Christine Borsuk 26 March 2018
This is a terrible reading- -is this by a computer? ! Good God. It's better to have none.
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Savita Tyagi 13 March 2018
A beautiful read each and every time.
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Ruta Mohapatra 23 October 2017
The last stanza is a memorable one.
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 30 September 2017
All my fears are laid aside, If I but remember only Such as these have lived and died! A lovely poem shared. Brilliant write.
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Sonali Ganguly 17 June 2017
beautifully expressed
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