Louisa May Alcott

(29 November 1832 – 6 March 1888 / Pennsylvania / United States)

'The Rose Family' Song Ii - Poem by Louisa May Alcott

O lesson well and wisely taught
Stay with me to the last,
That all my life may better be
For the trial that is past.
O vanity, mislead no more!
Sleep, like passions, long!
Wake, happy heart, and dance again
To the music of my song!

O summer days, flit fast away,
And bring the blithesome hour
When we three wanderers shall meet
Safe in our household flower!
O dear mamma, lament no more!
Smile on us as we come,
Your grief has been our punishment,
Your love has led us home.


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  • Emily Oldham (9/27/2008 11:35:00 AM)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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