Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

Light As The Linnet On My Way I Start

Poem by Robert Louis Stevenson

LIGHT as the linnet on my way I start,
For all my pack I bear a chartered heart.
Forth on the world without a guide or chart,
Content to know, through all man's varying fates,
The eternal woman by the wayside waits.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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