Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Is My Name

Abraham Lincoln Is My Name

Abraham Lincoln is my name And with my pen I wrote the same I wrote in both hast and speed and left it here for fools to read »

Bear Hunt

Bear Hunt

A wild-bear chace, didst never see?  Then hast thou lived in vain.  Thy richest bump of glorious glee,  Lies desert in thy brain.  When first my father settled here,  ‘Twas then the frontier line:  The panther’s scream, filled night with fear  And bears... »

My Childhood’s Home I See Again

My Childhood’s Home I See Again

My childhood’s home I see again, And sadden with the view; And still, as memory crowds my brain, There’s pleasure in it too. O Memory! thou midway world ‘Twixt earth and paradise, Where things decayed and loved ones lost In dreamy shadows rise, And, freed from all that’s eart... »

Memory

Memory

MY childhood’s home I see again, And sadden with the view; And still, as memory crowds my brain, There’s pleasure in it, too. O memory! thou midway world ‘Twixt earth and paradise, Where things decayed and loved ones lost In dreamy shadows rise, And, freed from all that’s ear... »

My Childhood Home I See Again By Abraham Lincoln

My Childhood Home I See Again By Abraham Lincoln

My Childhood Home I See Again I My childhood’s home I see again, And sadden with the view; And still, as memory crowds my brain, There’s pleasure in it too. O Memory! thou midway world ‘Twixt earth and paradise, Where things decayed and loved ones lost In dreamy shadows rise, And, ... »

To Rosa By Abraham Lincoln

To Rosa By Abraham Lincoln

To Rosa You are young, and I am older; You are hopeful, I am not – Enjoy life, ere it grow colder – Pluck the roses ere they rot. Teach your beau to heed the lay – That sunshine soon is lost in shade – That now’s as good as any day – To take thee, Rosa, ere she fa... »

The Suicide’s Soliloquy By Abraham Lincoln

The Suicide’s Soliloquy By Abraham Lincoln

The Suicide’s Soliloquy Here, where the lonely hooting owl Sends forth his midnight moans, Fierce wolves shall o’er my carcase growl, Or buzzards pick my bones. No fellow-man shall learn my fate, Or where my ashes lie; Unless by beasts drawn round their bait, Or by the ravens’ cry. Yes! I’ve r... »

Memory By Abraham Lincoln

Memory By Abraham Lincoln

Memory MY childhood’s home I see again, And sadden with the view; And still, as memory crowds my brain, There’s pleasure in it, too. O memory! thou midway world ‘Twixt earth and paradise, Where things decayed and loved ones lost In dreamy shadows rise, And, freed from all that̵... »

Verse On Lee’s Invasion Of The North By Abraham Lincoln

Verse On Lee’s Invasion Of The North By Abraham Lincoln

Verse On Lee’s Invasion Of The North Gen. Lees invasion of the North written by himself— In eighteen sixty three, with pomp, and mighty swell, Me and Jeff’s Confederacy, went forth to sack Phil-del, The Yankees the got arter us, and giv us particular hell, And we skedaddled back again, And didn’t sa... »

The Bear Hunt By Abraham Lincoln

The Bear Hunt By Abraham Lincoln

The Bear Hunt A wild-bear chace, didst never see? Then hast thou lived in vain. Thy richest bump of glorious glee, Lies desert in thy brain. When first my father settled here, ‘Twas then the frontier line: The panther’s scream, filled night with fear And bears preyed on the swine. But wo... »