Rachel Lyman Field

Rachel Lyman Field Poems

1.
Something Told The Wild Geese

Something told the wild geese
It was time to go;
Though the fields lay golden
Something whispered, - 'snow'.
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2.
If Once You Have Slept On An Island

If once you have slept on an island
You'll never be quite the same;
You may look as you looked the day before
And go by the same old name,
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3.
I'D Like To Be A Lighthouse

I'd like to be a lighthouse
All scrubbed and painted white.
I'd like to be a lighthouse
And stay awake all night
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4.
No One Knows The Reason Why

Elves can't catch cold and they never cry.
But any sunny day you may spy
On fields and lawns all under the sky
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5.
North Of Time

We sat together in the small, square room,
Late sunshine fell across the kitchen floor
In yellow patches. I could hear the boom
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RICH SATTANNI/AUTHOR 01 July 2018

I really liked your lighthouse poem.

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Rachel Lyman Field Biography

Rachel Lyman Field (September 19, 1894 – March 15, 1942) was an American novelist, poet, and author of children's fiction. She is best known for her Newbery Medal–winning novel for young adults, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years, published in 1929.

Field was born in New York City, and, as a child, contributed to the St. Nicholas Magazine. She was e ...

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