Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

Vachel Lindsay Poems

1. Friends, I Will Not Cease 3/10/2015
2. The Voyage 3/23/2015
3. The Proud Farmer 1/3/2003
4. The Raft 1/3/2003
5. The Wizard In The Street 1/3/2003
6. John Bunny, Motion Picture Comedian 4/10/2010
7. The Rhymer’s Reply. Incense And Splendor 4/10/2010
8. The Queen Of Bubbles 1/3/2003
9. The Modest Jazz-Bird 4/10/2010
10. The Doll Upon The Topmost Bough 4/10/2010
11. On Suddenly Receiving A Curl Long Refused 4/10/2010
12. To The United States Senate 1/3/2003
13. Our Guardian Angels And Their Children 1/3/2003
14. What The Forester Said 4/10/2010
15. Honor Among Scamps 1/3/2003
16. On Receiving One Of Gloriana’s Letters 4/10/2010
17. Where Is David, The Next King Of Israel? 1/3/2003
18. What The Hyena Said 4/10/2010
19. Who Knows? 1/3/2003
20. What The Sexton Said 1/3/2003
21. Genesis 1/3/2003
22. What The Miner In The Desert Said 1/3/2003
23. Incense 1/3/2003
24. Once More—to Gloriana 4/10/2010
25. How Samson Bore Away The Gates Of Gaza 1/3/2003
26. Where Is The Real Non-Resistant 1/3/2003
27. The Voice Of The Man Impatient With Visions And Utopias 4/10/2010
28. Edwin Booth 4/10/2010
29. What The Coal-Heaver Said 1/3/2003
30. The Sun Says His Prayers 1/3/2003
31. Mae Marsh, Motion Picture Actress 1/3/2003
32. What The Ghost Of The Gambler Said 1/3/2003
33. The Bankrupt Peace-Maker 1/3/2003
34. The Alchemist's Petition 1/3/2003
35. This, My Song, Is Made For Kerensky 1/3/2003
36. On Reading Omar Khayyam 1/3/2003
37. The Prairie Battlements 1/3/2003
38. How I Walked Alone In The Jungles Of Heaven 1/3/2003
39. The Hearth Eternal 1/3/2003
40. The Drunkards In The Street 1/3/2003

Comments about Vachel Lindsay

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  • James Eilers ( (4/30/2019 6:19:00 PM)

    I am sorry that I cannot find anywhere on the Internet Vachel Lindsay's poem, THE JAZZ OF THIS HOTEL

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  • James Horn, Poet (5/2/2018 7:02:00 AM)

    Very impressive. He, Robert Frost, Ogden Nash and Will rogers are my inspiration.

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  • Peter Harter (6/10/2007 4:50:00 PM)

    if anyone knows where to get CD recordings of Vachel Lindsay reading email me:

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Best Poem of Vachel Lindsay

The Leaden-Eyed

Let not young souls be smothered out before
They do quaint deeds and fully flaunt their pride.
It is the world's one crime its babes grow dull,
Its poor are ox-like, limp and leaden-eyed.
Not that they starve; but starve so dreamlessly,
Not that they sow, but that they seldom reap,
Not that they serve, but have no gods to serve,
Not that they die, but that they die like sheep.

Read the full of The Leaden-Eyed

On The Garden Wall

Oh, once I walked a garden
In dreams. 'Twas yellow grass.
And many orange-trees grew there
In sand as white as glass.
The curving, wide wall-border
Was marble, like the snow.
I walked that wall a fairy-prince
And, pacing quaint and slow,
Beside me were my pages,