Elegy on Lincoln [poem by Joseph Furphy]

[Editor: This poem by Joseph Furphy was published in The Poems of Joseph Furphy (1916).] Elegy on Lincoln. Lincoln is gone — who ruled the Western Land From the Pacific to the Atlantic’s brim — And cold and nerveless lies the mighty hand That struck the fetters from the negro’s limb. Lincoln is gone — […]

The Death of President Lincoln [poem by Joseph Furphy]

[Editor: This poem by Joseph Furphy was published in The Poems of Joseph Furphy (1916).] The Death of President Lincoln. (A Romance.) December 11th, 1867. The fleecy clouds had passed away Before the bright approach of day, And now the morning’s radiance shines Upon an Army’s order’d lines, And light the glancing sunbeams play’d On […]