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Joyce Kilmer - Love's Lantern

(For Aline)

Because the road was steep and long
And through a dark and lonely land,
God set upon my lips a song
And put a lantern in my hand.
Through miles on weary miles of night
That stretch relentless in my way
My lantern burns serene and white,
An unexhausted cup of day.
O golden lights and lights like wine,
How dim your boasted splendors are.
Behold this little lamp of mine;
It is more starlike than a star!

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Love's Lantern - Comments and Information

Poet: Joyce Kilmer
Poem: 18. Love's Lantern
Volume: Trees and Other Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1914
Poem of the Day: Jul 20 2008

Comment 1 of 1, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 3:53 PM.

that poem is so nice and heart warming and i dont see why it dont have a lot of comments because it special

Chevy from China

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