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Analysis and comments on The Song of Yesterday by James Whitcomb Riley

Comment 1 of 1, added on February 9th, 2009 at 12:02 PM.

This poem is such a moving tribute to the beauty of the natural world. I
must say I wonder if Riley had any clue that much of this plethora of
earthly sights, sounds and smells, would be on the brink of extinction some
150 years in the future. He lived during the insustrial revolution, so
perhaps it was somewhat prophetic. I feel rather sure if he were living
today he would be an enviornmentalist!

Linda Cooper from United States

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Poet: James Whitcomb Riley
Poem: The Song of Yesterday
Added: Apr 28 2005
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