Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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In The Night

Rating: 2.9

In the silent midnight watches,
When the earth was clothed in gloom,
And the grim and awful darkness
Crept unbidden to my room-
On the solemn, deathly stillness
Of the night, there broke a sound,
Like ten million wailing voices
Crying loudly from the ground.

From ten million graves came voices,
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Shaun Cronick 01 May 2020

Yet another well-written anti-alcohol message.

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Rather Dead 02 April 2010

Absolutely incredible really well written you capture midnight and its gloom extremely well. Also you touch on some important subjects and really challenge them to what they really are. Great read will most likely read again, thank you.

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