Witter Bynner

(1881-1968 / United States)

Witter Bynner Poems

1. God's Acre 1/4/2003
2. A Thrush In The Moonlight 1/4/2003
3. Hills Of Home 1/4/2003
4. Sentence 1/4/2003
5. The Fields 1/4/2003
6. The Mystic 1/4/2003
7. A Letter 4/22/2010
8. All Tempest 4/22/2010
9. Grieve Not For Beauty 4/22/2010
10. Island 4/22/2010
11. Lest I Learn 4/22/2010
12. Painter 4/22/2010
13. Sands 4/22/2010
14. This Man 4/22/2010
15. To Celia 4/22/2010
16. Train-Mates 4/22/2010
17. Weariness 4/22/2010
18. Ghosts of Indians 6/4/2015
19. A Mocking-Bird 7/2/2015
20. Youth 9/8/2015
21. The Circus 8/29/2016
22. The New Life 1/4/2003
23. To Any One 1/4/2003
24. At The Touch Of You 3/4/2014
25. Wistaria 4/22/2010
26. Answer 4/22/2010
27. A Farmer Remembers Lincoln 4/22/2010
28. In Kamakura 4/22/2010
29. Undressing You 11/27/2013
30. I Come And Go 4/22/2010
31. Santa Fe 4/22/2010
Best Poem of Witter Bynner

Santa Fe

Among the automobiles and in a region
Now Democratic, now Republican,
With a department-store, a branch of the Legion,
A Chamber of Commerce and a moving-van,
In spite of cities crowding on the Trail,
Here is a mountain-town that prays and dances
With something left, though much besides may fail,
Of the ancient faith and wisdom of St. Francis.

His annual feast has come. His image moves
Along these streets of people. And the trees
And kneeling women, just as they did before,
Welcome and worship him because he proves
That natural sinners put him at his ...

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Hills Of Home

Name me no names for my disease,
   With uninforming breath;
I tell you I am none of these,
   But homesick unto death --

Homesick for hills that I had known,
   For brooks that I had crossed,
Before I met this flesh and bone
   And followed and was lost. . . .

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