I Dalens Grød en Skytte laae,
Løvhytten er en Kilde.
Dens Væg var Tag, dens Leer var Straa,
Dens Regn var Hoser vilde.
Dens Leiers Mod var Fattigdom;
Dog var han flad, thi han — var krum.


About Bhaben Barua


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Poet of the day

a Baltimore housewife and florist, best known as the author of the poem "Do not stand at my grave and weep," written in 1932.

She was born Mary Elizabeth Clark, and was orphaned at the age of three. In 1927 she married Claud Frye.

The identity of the author of...
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Poem of the day


My mother would be a falconress,
And I, her gay falcon treading her wrist,
would fly to bring back
from the blue of the sky to her, bleeding, a prize,
where I dream in my little hood with many bells
jangling when I'd turn my...
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