Comment 2 of 2, added on March 29th, 2005 at 4:30 AM.
You are welcome to use this poem as an example, but I have edited the
fourth line of the poem to properly reflect the published version. It is
very difficult to keep thousands of poems and biographies completely free
of typographical and factual errors, but rest assured that I do my very
Comment 1 of 2, added on March 23rd, 2005 at 8:11 AM.
The poem, as you have posted it, contains a typographical error on the
fourth line: it should read "sphagnum-lined"--not "sphagnum-lines." I
plan to use this site as an example of the unreliability of internet
sources with careless editors, as compared to original published texts
available in the library. I'm sure my college freshmen will benefit from
such a comparison as they prepare to research poems for their oral
B. Inglesby from United States