Poems of Progress: And New Thought Pastels (Classic Reprint)
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POEMS OF PROGRESS
FIVE KISSES I
The mother's kiss
Love breathed a secret to her listening heart.
And said, "Be silent." Though she guarded it, And dwelt as one within a world apart,
Yet sun and star seemed by that secret lit; And where she passed, each whispering wind ablow,
And every little blossom in the sod, Called joyously to her, "We know, we know,
For are we not the intimates of God?" Life grew so radiant and so opulent,
That when her fragile body and her brain By mortal throes of agony were rent,
She felt a curious rapture in her pain. Then after anguish came the supreme bliss- They brought the little baby for her kJss.
There was a quiet pause between the dances;
Without, somewhere, a tinkling fountain played. The dusky path was lit by ardent glances
As forth they fared, a lover and a maid.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS; PAGE; Preface ; Five Kisses 7; The Land Between 10; Aristarchus U; Love's Mirage 13; The Need of the World 14; The Gulf Stream 16; Forbidden Speech 17; The Ghost 18; Reincarnation 20; A Man's Last Love 22; A Holiday 23; Love's Ways 25; Words and Thoughts 26; Remembered 27; Helen of Troy 28; Lais When Young 29; Lais When Old 30; At Bay 31; Holiday Songs 32; How Will It Be 34; Astrolabius 35; Competition 37; Sleep's Treachery 39; Art Versus Cupid 40; The Revolt of Vashti 46; The Choosing of Esther 49; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PAGE; Honeymoon Scene 53; The Cost 58; Retrospection 60; The House of Life 61; The Voice 63; God's Answer 65; The Edict of the Sex 06; The World Child 08; The Goal 69; On Seeing the House of Julia at Hcrculaneum 70; A Prayer 71; What is Right Living 72; Justice 73; Time's Gaze 74; The Two Ages 75; Love, Time and Will 77; The Worker and the Work 78; Art Thou Alive 80; Today 81; The Ladder 82; Who Is a Christian 83;
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