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Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt    Poet's Biography
13 poems available by this author


FROM A MOTOR IN MAY    Poem Text        
First Line: The leaves of autumn and the buds of spring
Last Line: The leaves of autumn guard the buds of spring.
Subject(s): Autumn; May (Month); Nature; Order; Seasons; Spring; Fall


FROM THE CASTELLO    Poem Text        
First Line: My window is a frame for one dark tree
Last Line: I shall possess thee now for all my days!
Subject(s): Castles; Cypress Trees; Flowers; Lilacs; Vision


IF I COULD HOLD MY GRIEF           
First Line: If I could hold my grief in calm control


IF YOU SHOULD CEASE TO LOVE ME           
First Line: If you should cease to love me, tell me so!


REFUSAL    Poem Text        
First Line: You had loved my laughter
Last Line: As love's offering!
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited


THE FORGOTTEN COUNTERSIGN    Poem Text        
First Line: Life met me on the threshold - young, divine
Last Line: And love be more than a delusive dream!
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


THE PATH THAT LEADS TO NOWHERE    Poem Text        
First Line: There's a path that leads to nowhere
Last Line: I have sometimes found my soul!


THE TITANIC    Poem Text        
First Line: Beloved, you must go -- ask not to stay
Last Line: Of life's great secret on each other's heart!
Subject(s): Devotion; Disasters; Jews; Ships & Shipping; Shipwrecks; Straus, Isidor (1845-1912); Straus, Rosalie Ida (Blun) (1849-1912); Titanic (Ship); Judaism


TO ITALY    Poem Text        
First Line: Fair land of dear desire
Last Line: What all our souls would dream!
Subject(s): Italy; Patriotism; Perugino [pietro Vannucci] (1450-1523); Italians


URIEL    Poem Text        
First Line: Then uriel spake -- the great angel, the angel of god
Last Line: "for the ways of jehovah are wondrous. Wait, mortal, and see!"
Subject(s): Uriel


VALIANT-FOR-TRUTH    Poem Text        
First Line: Valiant-for-truth has gone - alas, that he has left us
Last Line: Rode to the final goal, where all is well.
Subject(s): Presidents, United States; Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919)


WE WHO HAVE LOVED    Poem Text        
First Line: We who have loved, alas! May not be friends,
Last Line: Love must be nothing if not all in all!
Subject(s): Love


WHICH    Poem Text        
First Line: We ask that love shall rise to the divine
Last Line: The crystal stream, or yet the crimson wine?
Subject(s): Love