Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin
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Song Of America

Rating: 2.6

And now, when poets are singing
Their songs of olden days,
And now, when the land is ringing
With sweet Centennial lays,
My muse goes wandering backward,
To the groundwork of all these,
To the time when our Pilgrim Fathers
Came over the winter seas.
The sons of a mighty kingdom,
Of a cultured folk were they;

Born amidst pomp and splendor,
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Shaun Cronick 09 July 2019

Oh Ella you are so sadly missed. Your prose inspires me like your good self.

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Elliot Schreier 29 February 2012

''They sowed the seeds of a harvest'', a religious pride resembling racism, which we now ''gather in sheaves to-day.''

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