Category Archives: Homeland in the North

May 1, 1929 and “May”

Tulips nod gaily as I pass,
Violets spring from the velvet grass,

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March 5, 1929

Tues., 5   Election Day but I voted an absent member ticket. Rain all day, which turns to snow. Dumas doing the work & sweeping rooms. Grace goes down to vote after dinner, and to the “As You Like It” after … Continue reading

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September 4, 1918

Wed., 4   Sew for Grace.  Helen goes to Harrington Park, N.J. to teach school.  Poor Helen.  She has gone out alone once more.  Watch the train as it speeds away into the night.  Henrietta calls.  Mrs.  Woodman calls.   She … Continue reading

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“Moonlight Shadows”

“Silver night!  Silver night! Sheathed in pale moonlight.” All night long!  All night long! Moonlight soft and wise and deep Gently cradles me to sleep! Shadows east and shadows west, Changing shadows on a quest. Tree shadows moving, moving slow, … Continue reading

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“Winter Morning”

The storm had worn itself out And I, Watching for the morning, Saw a white world Of unearthly beauty, Too spotless for the defiling foot of man. Farm houses here and there Half buried in drifts, Lonely roads Leading into … Continue reading

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September

This poem is from “Homeland in the North:” SEPTEMBER September, the beautiful! With its singing crickets, Its dogwood and bittersweet Trailing over roadway fences, Its red sumac glowing Along the rocky ledges, Its fields of tasseled corn And clean swept … Continue reading

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