POEMS: “Days too short” by William H. Davies

Days Too Short When primroses are out in Spring, And small, blue violets come between; When merry birds sing on boughs green, And rills, as soon as born, must sing; When butterflies will make side-leaps, As though escaped from Nature’s hand Ere perfect quite; and bees will stand Upon their heads in fragrant deeps; When…

POEMS: “Joy” By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

JOY My heart is like a little bird That sits and sings for very gladness. Sorrow is some forgotten word, And so, except in rhyme, is sadness. The world is very fair to me– Such azure skies, such golden weather, I’m like a long caged bird set free, My heart is lighter than a feather….

NATURE POEMS: “A Prayer in Spring” by Robert Frost

“A Prayer in Spring”     OH, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night;…

POEMS: “Our blessings” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

OUR BLESSINGS Sitting to-day in the sunshine,     That touched me with fingers of love, I thought of the manifold blessings     God scatters on earth, from above; And they seemed, as I numbered them over,     Far more than we merit, or need, And all that we lack is the angels     To make…

POEMS: “I told you” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I TOLD YOU “I told you the winter would go, love, I told you the winter would go, That he’d flee in shame when the south wind came, And you smiled when I told you so. You said the blustering fellow Would never yield to a breeze, That his cold, icy breath had frozen to…