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). It is a somewhat sad composition about the love between a dying baby and the Angel of Death.] Our Darling’s Lover Death fell in love with our darling fair, With bright blue eyes and shining hair, And pulpy lips of unkissed bloom, And brows […]