Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Katherine - Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

We see you as we see a face
That trembles in a forest place
Upon the mirror of a pool
Forever quiet, clear and cool;
And in the wayward glass, appears
To hover between smiles and tears,
Elfin and human, airy and true,
And backed by the reflected blue.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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