Widow Mcfarlane By Edgar Lee Masters

Widow Mcfarlane I was the Widow McFarlane, Weaver of carpets for all the village. And I pity you still at the loom of life, You…

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Rev. Abner Peet By Edgar Lee Masters

Rev. Abner Peet I had no objection at all To selling my household effects at auction On the village square. It gave my beloved flock…

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Hail Master Death By Edgar Lee Masters

Hail Master Death When conquerors lift the bloody shield, Showing the fallen’s ooze of life, And on a waste of blasted field Joy quickens to…

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Captain Orlando Killion By Edgar Lee Masters

Captain Orlando Killion Oh, you young radicals and dreamers, You dauntless fledglings Who pass by my headstone, Mock not its record of my captaincy in…

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Anne Rutledge By Edgar Lee Masters

Anne Rutledge Out of me unworthy and unknown The vibrations of deathless music; ‘With malice toward none, with charity for all.’ Out of me the…

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