Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Let Me Lean Hard

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Let me lean hard upon the Eternal Breast;
In all earth's devious ways, I sought for rest
And found it not. I will be strong, said I,
And lean upon myself. I will not cry
And importune all heaven with my complaint,
But not my strength fails, and I fall, I faint:
Let me lean hard.


Let me lean hard upon the unfailing Arm.

I said I will walk on, I fear no harm,
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Shaun Cronick 14 May 2020

Wow! Aa poem to knock any reader for a six. Captivating, sad and so beguiling at the same time.And if anyone can pull those threads together a write a thought-provoking poem, then it has to be this gifted poetess.

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