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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
His mind wandered without rescue
The man is innocent.
and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.
Let us be wrong in all our judgments
At that fine point We cannot quite believethe steps between the superstitionsThe feathers, the little...
There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses
Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,their better natures,surfacing through waves of church-worn care,prevailed over...
Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy
The year is flown.
We can't compete and we stand alone
Either way, the sides are bridged,from wine to water, cutting back to wine
Paradoxical appointments, anticipated hour —
No one event can...
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this day
for hope itself must decorate the dream
That cottage all with melting roses —
It was such fun to think ahead of it,to condition all that air with smokesudsand pick the mud out of...
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers
Put aside anything so futile
All that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
"I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and t...
When we built our housewe couldn't afford it, but we built everything the bestIt's our fortune, and I am so very thankful
A rockAn ark...
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nationbut the target runs close to the ground
The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.
With the passin...
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