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irienisotte: "And as far as Henry Timrod is concerned, have you even heard of him? Who’s been reading him lately? And who’s pushed him to the forefront? Who’s been making you read him?"

ehutchinson1513: who's ready for the Bob Dylan/Henry Timrod/Charleston, S.C., connection

longstoryfarms: But love is sweeter than death. —Henry Timrod

aedanusburke: I’ll leave you with this, before our modern state song was adopted that sounds curiously like a Lee Greenwood tune this was the state song. The words are by Henry Timrod, poet laureate of the Confederacy.

NatlGardening: Spring is a true re-constructionist. Henry Timrod What a happy thought.

plastic_bio: Thy skirts indeed the foe may part, Thy robe be pierced with sword and dart, They shall not touch thy noble heart, Carolina! - Henry Timrod

jwwbkdngri: [078] Sonnet: I Thank You by Henry Timrod

Chase_Steely: The Past by Henry Timrod

aedanusburke: and friend of Thomas Jefferson; General Wade Hampton III; Henry Timrod, Poet Laureate of the Confederacy; six governors of the state; and eight bishops of the Episcopal Church.

LiteraryRob: As lovely as a poet's dream: A love poem by Southern poet Henry Timrod to his English love, December 28, 1861:

LiteraryRob: Oh, ponder what it means! Southern writer Henry Timrod calls for peace in his poem for Christmas amid Civil War --

SejanKh03845627: Each has its lesson for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. Henry Timrod HBD BB KING PRATIK

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828), author of the poem "Ethnogenesis" et al.

LiteraryRob: That boy, if he lives, will be a poet: On the birth of Henry Timrod, December 8, 1828, and his father's prediction --

colinmarshall: Dylan's lyrical appropriation of the words of Henry Timrod, "poet laureate of the Confederacy," has been well noted. What's less clear is whether Timrod counts as more or less likely a source than Junichi Saga, whose Confessions of a Yakuza was a notable source on Love and Theft.

LiteraryRob: Triumph or the tomb: South Carolina poet Henry Timrod during the blockade on Charleston, December 3, 1862 --

RiekkiRon: "I thank you, kind & best beloved friend," --Henry Timrod "Sonnet: I Thank You"

ElfGirlToken: Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. Henry Timrod

omahawstkiwanis: Golden K Kiwanis Club makes one last donation to seven Florence One schools - SCNow Club member Robbie Sisco presented $1,800 checks to Dewey Carter, Savannah Grove, Henry Timrod, Wallace Gregg, Briggs, Delmae Heights, and Greenwood

thetrollbar: Here's a poem for inspiration:

sayer_of_stuff: South Carolina's State Song is "Carolina", based on a poem by Henry Timrod and set to music by Anne C. Burgess. The State Legislature has a very helpful website!

sayer_of_stuff: But first, let's talk about Henry Timrod. According to Wikipedia: "Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828 – October 7, 1867) was an American poet, often called the poet laureate of the Confederacy.[1]" hoo boy. here we go.

sayer_of_stuff: Anyway, here's "Carolina" by Henry Timrod, in its full secessionist glory

charleslpearson: Timrod Park, "Henry"

uber_enigmatic: Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons. ~ Henry Timrod

hymnquote: Not all the darkness of the land can hide the lifted eye and hand. Nor need the clanging conflict cease to make Thee hear our cries for peace. (Henry Timrod)

TheAmScho: I am too weak To make a friend of Sorrow, or to wear, With that dark angel ever by my side (Though to thy heaven there be no better guide), A front of manly calm. ...

TheAmScho: Grief dies like joy; the tears upon my cheek Will disappear like dew. Dear God! I know Thy kindly Providence hath made it so ...

TheAmScho: Listen to Amanda Holmes read Henry Timrod’s poem “Sonnet: Grief Dies.”

WritingWOMEN: “Sonnet: Grief Dies” by Henry Timrod

LiteraryRob: I felt as if three rose leaves had been cast: "Field Flowers," a poem by Henry Timrod, first published July 25, 1862 --

EzraEsdras1: Carolina! Fling down thy gauntlet to the Huns, And roar the challenge from thy guns; Then leave the future to thy sons,                     Carolina! -Henry Timrod, Stanza VII of Carolina

aristo__plato: Each has its lesson for our dreams in soothcome they in shape of demonsgodsor elvesare allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. - Henry Timrod - dreams pinnatifid

LiteraryRob: Sleep sweetly in your humble graves: Henry Timrod's iconic poem "Ode Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead," June 16 1866 --

scottwarmuth1: Dylan’s 21st century songwriting moves beyond snatches of blues & folk songs. It’s elaborate and dense. For example, this verse contains Henry Timrod, songs recorded by the New Lost City Ramblers & Mike Seeger, Edgar Allan Poe & a sketch from the minstrelsy. 5 sources in 1 verse.

johnnytheshort: a nice piece on sampling from Robert Polito, Dylan as a Hip-Hop artiste/artist

johnnytheshort: a nice piece on sampling

LiteraryRob: When Heaven shall blow the trump of peace: Henry Timrod's poem "The Two Armies," May 30, 1863 --

LiteraryRob: On the unveiling of the memorial to Henry Timrod in his home town of Charleston, South Carolina, May 1, 1901 --

MisterRustic: "Some truths there be are better left unsaid; Much is there that we may not speak unblamed." - Henry Timrod

DikVisser: A Henry Timrod:‘ Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves.’ 30ste vaccinatie ‘Zadel Kaart’: ‘Wie wordt er gewipt?’ Houdoe

1Relocation: Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. -Henry Timrod

brokenglasseye: Learning loads from this recent Bob Dylan song today. I spotted a wee bit of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ in it and then I looked into it more. Looks like there’s a lot of Henry Timrod to this song, too. I wonder what Alasdair Gray would have made of this...

LiteraryRob: As lovely as a poet's dream: Henry Timrod's poem "Katie" to the woman who would soon become his wife, December 28, 1861 --

SoLongBuddy: "Never mind, I shall soon drink of the river of eternal Life." ⁃ Henry Timrod, American and Confederate poet (7 October 1867), unable to swallow a spoonful of water.

LiteraryRob: The value and the beauty of the Past: On the birth of Henry Timrod, December 8, 1828, later called Poet Laureate of the Confederacy, and his poem "The Past" --

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828), author of the poem "Ethnogenesis" et al.

LiteraryRob: The triumph or the tomb: Henry Timrod's poem "Charleston" was written in that city while it was besieged by Union forces during the Civil War, published December 3, 1862 --

mongibeddu: Not an easy day so midway through class I chucked the syllabus and we did some bibliomancy. A student asked about the outcome of the vote and got this line from Henry Timrod.

LiteraryRob: In sorrowing heart and aching brain: On the death of Henry Timrod's son Willie, October 23, 1865, and the poem Timrod wrote in his honor --

LiteraryRob: Sad fancies have been flitting through my brain: Henry Timrod's poem "I Know Not Why" (sometimes titled "Sonnet IX"), October 7, 1861 --

Flo1Schools: Timrod's Marjorie Henry is a recipient of a Duke Energy funded grant from the SC Governor's School of the Arts & Humanities for attendance at the professional development session investigating chronic trauma/stress in children and its implications for the arts classrooms.

visitflorencesc: The historic Henry Timrod Schoolhouse now located in Timrod Park built in 1859 still features Timrod's chair and desk he used teaching children. Timrod wrote poems such as “Carolina" used in our state song. It is our daily puzzle:

HostosWriting: Today's poem feature is a sonnet by Henry Timrod (1828-1867). This Sonnet was published in 1965 in a collection of his poems. Given the chance who would you like to say thank you too? Let us know in the comments.

kimberlyfroi: "I scarcely grieve, O Nature! at the lot ..." - Henry Timrod Read more here:

Faust89823700: The same dark beauty in her eyes, The same blonde hair and placid brow, The same deep-meaning, quiet smile Thou bendest on me now, She might have been, she WAS no more Than what a prescient hope could make, -- A dear presentiment of thee I loved but for thy sake. Henry Timrod

LiteraryRob: Not yet the vision from my soul had passed: Henry Timrod's "Two Field Flowers," July 25, 1862, and the poem's message about his wife --

dangodston: You come to my eyes like a vision from the skies And I’ll be with you when the deal goes down

AugustineDaGood: reminds when people were calling Dylan out for lifting lines off civil war poet Henry Timrod Dylan sneered, "none of you were talking about Henrey Timrod till now" Dylan has made you a map of America in his lyrics, his interviews, his writing

LiteraryRob: Sleep sweetly in your humble graves, Sleep, martyrs of a fallen cause: Henry Timrod's "Ode Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead," June 16, 1866, helped build the Confederacy as a sentimental and celebratory "Lost Cause" --

Faust89823700: And when my songs are sweetest, then A Dream like you hath touched my pen. Henry Timrod

LiteraryRob: I thank you, kind and best beloved friend: On the dedication of a memorial to poet Henry Timrod in his home town of Charleston, SC, May 1, 1901 --

TylerGreenBooks: I'm reading Confederate poetry, as you do. From the leading CSA poet Henry Timrod's "A Call to Arms:" The despot roves your fairest lands; And till he flies or fears, You fields must grow but armed bands, Your sheaves be sheaves of spears! Not bad. But stay tuned... 1/2

ClubDuduza: Poem of the week : Sonnet: Grief Dies BY HENRY TIMROD

kchandlerking: "Spring, with her golden suns and silver rain, Is with us once again" - Henry Timrod

bdomenech: I got to quote Henry Timrod in the New York Post, and he was not an optimist, folks

hymnquote: Writer/title attribution for five quotes on 2/27: Henry Timrod, Faint Falls the Gentle Voice of Prayer; Eliza E. Hewitt, Sunshine of My Soul; James Rowe, Just Outside the Door; William W. How, O Word of God Incarnate; M. Lowrie Hofford, Walking with the Savior.

hymnquote: Not all the darkness of the land can hide the lifted eye and hand, nor need the clanging conflict cease to make Thee hear our cries for peace. (Henry Timrod)

LiteraryRob: As lovely as a poet's dream: Henry Timrod's love poem to his future wife, "Katie," December 28, 1861 --

LiteraryRob: Oh, ponder what it means! Oh, turn the rapturous thought in every way! Poet Henry Timrod struggles with how to celebrate Christmas as a Confederate amid Civil War in his poem from 1862 --

LiteraryRob: Oh, cherish always every word and deed! The simplest record of thyself hath worth. On the birth of Henry Timrod, December 8, 1828, and his poem "The Past" --

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828), author of the poem "Ethnogenesis" et al.

HunterStJamesIV: "Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves." ~ Henry Timrod

LiteraryRob: As yet, behind their ramparts stern and proud, Her bolted thunders sleep — Dark Sumter, like a battlemented cloud, Looms o'er the solemn deep. Henry Timrod's poem on the blockade of Charleston by Union forces during the Civil War, December 3, 1862 --

DoinaBadescu: IMPROMPTU: I THANK YOU - by Henry Timrod

IVMiles: James Petigru Boyce's best friend in high school was Henry Timrod, one of best-regarded poets in Old South.

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DevilHorseCSA: 1906. "Washington Park -- Charleston, South Carolina." The bust is of Charleston native son Henry Timrod, "poet laureate of the Confederacy," backdropped by the Washington Light Infantry Obelisk, a Civil War monument.

LiteraryRob: No! let us keep Deep, deep, In sorrowing heart and aching brain, This story hidden with the pain... Henry Timrod's poem "Our Willie" on the death of his son, October 23, 1865 --

IVMiles: Henry Timrod's poem about a southerner and his English lover is perfect.

LiteraryRob: I know not why, but all this weary day, Suggested by no definite grief or pain, Sad fancies have been flitting through my brain... A sonnet from Henry Timrod, "I Know Not Why," October 7, 1861 --

DedicatioQuotes: Spring is a true reconstructionist. ~ Henry Timrod

SueFisher1726: "Each has its lesson for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. - Henry Timrod"

EnnaNuar: "Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves." — Henry Timrod

TonyaWPDE: Dozens of deputies are at Henry Timrod Elementary School on East Old Marion Highway in Florence this afternoon following a threat made against the school, according to officials with the Florence County Sheriff’s...

Flo1Schools: A stream of nervous and excited students walked through the doors of Henry Timrod Elementary School on Monday morning for the first day of school. Read about it in the Morning News:

LiteraryRob: Not yet the vision from my soul had passed, When, for a second's space, I felt as if three rose leaves had been cast By fairies in my face... Henry Timrod's poem "Field Flowers," July 25, 1862 --

consertum: Wait, thou jealous sunshine, Break not on their bliss; Earth will blush in roses Many a day for this, And bend a brighter brow beneath thy burning kiss. A Summer Shower / Henry Timrod

flusteredduck: Why Silent? by Henry Timrod

flusteredduck: Sons of the Union! by William Henry Timrod

LiteraryRob: Sleep sweetly in your humble graves, / Sleep, martyrs of a fallen cause: Henry Timrod's "Ode Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead," June 16, 1866 --

ThePhantomOfT16: Oh, foolish hope! those mystic gleams To thee were unsubstantial dreams; The paltry world had made thee blind, And shut thy heart and dulled thy mind. Lines Henry Timrod

ChefforaDay1: Sonnet: I Thank You BY HENRY TIMROD I thank you, kind and best beloved friend, With the same thanks one murmurs to a sister, When, for some gentle favor, he hath kissed her, Less for the gifts than for the love...

hymnquote: The words by Henry Timrod are from this hymn: Faint Falls the Gentle Voice of Prayer.

hymnquote: Not all the darkness of the land can hide the lifted eye and hand. Nor need the clanging conflict cease to make Thee hear our cries for peace. (Henry Timrod)

LiteraryRob: Both armies, from their toils at rest, Alike may claim the victor's crest, But each shall see its dearest prize Gleam softly from the other's eyes.... "The Two Armies" by Confederate poet Henry Timrod, May 30, 1863 --

jfoster58: Literary footnote: "Charleston, South Carolina memorialized the poet Henry Timrod on May 1, 1901 with a large statue in Washington Square. Timrod, who was born in Charleston, gained notoriety as 'The Poet Laureate of the Confederacy'."

jfoster58: Henry Timrod: "Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons."

LiteraryRob: I thank you, kind and best beloved friend, / With the same thanks one murmurs to a sister: On the dedication of the memorial to Henry Timrod in the poet's home town of Charleston, South Carolina, May 1, 1901 --

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