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Jim Bludso of the Prairie Belle by John Hay

Jim Bludso of the Prairie Belle By John Hay Wall, no! I can’t tell whar he lives, Becase he don’t live, you see; Leastways, he’s got out of the habit Of livin’ like you and me. Whar have you been for … Continue reading

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Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres by Henry Adams

Prayer to the Virgin of Chartres by Henry Adams Gracious Lady:– Simple as when I asked your aid before; Humble as when I prayed for grace in vain Seven hundred years ago; weak, weary, sore In heart and hope, I … Continue reading

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Stars by Sara Teasdale

Stars by Sara Teasdale Alone in the night On a dark hill With pines around me Spicy and still, – And a heaven full of stars Over my head, White and topaz And misty red; – Myriads with beating Hearts … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN FLAG by Fr. Charles Constantine Pise

THE AMERICAN FLAG This poem was written by the accomplished Rev. Charles Constantine Pise, the only Catholic priest who ever had the distinction of being chaplain to the United States Senate. He held the office with credit and dignity from … Continue reading

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Fame Is a Bee

Fame is a bee. It has a song – It has a sting – Ah, too, it has a wing. – Emily Dickinson

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By Chivalries As Tiny

By Chivalries as tiny, A Blossom, or a Book, The seeds of smiles are planted — Which blossom in the dark. Emily Dickinson

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The Fool’s Prayer by Edward Rowland Sill

The Fool’s Prayer by Edward Rowland Sill The royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: ‘Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!’ – The jester doffed … Continue reading

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