Karle Wilson Baker

(1878 - 1960 / United States)

Poet's Song - Poem by Karle Wilson Baker

Dropp’d feather from the wings of God
My little songs and snatches are,
So light He does not hear them fall
As He goes by, from star to star.
Dropp’d feathers from the wings of God
I find, and braid them in my hair;
Men heed them not--they only make
My soul unto herself more fair.


Comments about Poet's Song by Karle Wilson Baker

  • Mahtab Bangalee (11/3/2018 11:26:00 PM)


    impressive line- Dropp’d feathers from the wings of God (Report) Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/3/2018 3:55:00 PM)


    My soul unto herself! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (11/3/2018 7:08:00 AM)


    Sheer poetry and so beautifully worded, repeating the reading, I so feel the authentic lovely poetic tone and such a unique tone. I truly missed this tone in many many classic poems, but this one sounds like the declamation days during my study. Make me homesick to that period Today a constant overloaded agenda, but so it be, Congratulations to thy beloved family for being chosen as Classic Poem Of The Day. I do hope they read too. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (11/3/2018 4:30:00 AM)


    Men heed them not- they only make
    My soul unto herself more fair.....so touching and impressive with nice theme., Beautiful poem.
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  • Nadia Umber Lodhi (11/3/2018 3:57:00 AM)


    Dropp’d feather from the wings of God
    My little songs and snatches are,
    (Report) Reply

  • Adrian Flett (11/3/2018 3:38:00 AM)


    Poets sing firstly to themselves. (Report) Reply

  • (11/3/2018 2:53:00 AM)


    A wonderful poet's song flowing full of rhyme and rhythm.. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (11/3/2018 12:39:00 AM)


    Such a great poem by Karle Wilson Baker.................. (Report) Reply

  • (3/7/2017 10:49:00 PM)


    they only make
    My soul unto herself fair
    Poet's song wonderfully defined.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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