Soul Ferry [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Soul Ferry. There’s a mist upon the river Where it runs by Peopletown — (O the ferry by the river — O the swiftly-running sands!) O the ghostly winds a-shiver Where the life-lights flicker down […]

A Gallop of Fire [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] A Gallop of Fire. When the north wind moans thro’ the blind creek courses And revels with harsh, hot sand, I loose the horses, the wild, red horses, I loose the horses, the mad, red […]

Our Darling’s Lover [poem by Menie Parkes]

[Editor: This poem by Menie Parkes was published in Poems (1867). A sorrowful poem about the death of a baby.] Our Darling’s Lover. Death fell in love with our darling fair, With blue bright eyes and shining hair, And pulpy lips of unkissed bloom, And brows made stern with young thought’s gloom. He lifted the […]