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ETH953: The old faiths light their candles all about, But burly Truth comes by and puts them out. Lizette Woodworth Reese

immanishrao: some intangible evil or lovely thing or both, will remain with us, like the odor to a flower, or the smoothness to a piece of ivory. It is part of the immortality of youth. Lizette Woodworth Reese

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POETSorg: The air Is full of hot rank scents. Upon the hill Drifts the noon’s single cloud, white, glaring, still. —Lizette Woodworth Reese

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet and teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856), author of "White April" (1930) and many other works.

LiteraryRob: A wisp of fog betwixt us and the sun: On the death of Lizette Woodworth Reese, December 17, 1935, and her poem "Tears" --

NAAN8_8: The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly Truth comes by and puts them out. Lizette Woodworth Reese

POETSorg: The air Is full of hot rank scents. Upon the hill Drifts the noon’s single cloud, white, glaring, still. —Lizette Woodworth Reese

Naturalcalendar: Lizette Woodworth Reese draws a comparison between Verbascum and a neglected partner - both are too ordinary, too ever-present, too already-won, to be noticed. (I really REALLY think she deserved someone who appreciated her more, don't you?).

rodjnaquin: Trust by Lizette Woodworth Reese | Poetry Foundation

addienine_: After the sun the rain; After the rain the sun; This is the way of life, Till the work be done. All that we need to do, Be we low or high, Is to see that we grow Nearer the sky. A little song of life - Lizette Woodworth Reese

pandorabox82: Truth by Lizette Woodworth Reese

rajoyceUCB: —Lizette Woodworth Reese, “Mid-March”

kellathornton: "It is too early for white boughs, too late For snows. From out the hedge the wind lets fall A few last flakes, ragged and delicate." —"Mid-March," Lizette Woodworth Reese

DCNATV: Quote "I wonder at the idleness of tears." — Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 09, 1856)

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet and teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856), author of "White April" (1930) and many other works.

UsLadies: Famous Birthdays for 9th January 2021: 1803 - Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secy Treas (Confederacy) (d. 1888) 1811 - Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, English writer (d. 1856) 1856 - Lizette Woodworth Reese, American poet (Branch of May, Tears) 1934 - Bart…

LiteraryRob: A call to battle, and the battle done: On the death (and long life) of educator and poet Lizette Woodworth Reese, December 17, 1935, and her sonnet "Tears" --

POETSorg: Two things I did on Hallows Night:— Made my house April-clear; Left open wide my door To the ghosts of the year. —Lizette Woodworth Reese

TheWragbyGroup: HEART-WARMER for TODAY. A lovely song from Lizette Woodworth Reese, that some of us sang at school. Do you remember it? “Glad that I live am I; That the sky is blue; Glad for the country lanes, And the fall of dew.

theodoragoss: Here is the TOC: Kate Chopin, "An Egyptian Cigarette" Lizette Woodworth Reese, "The Singer" and "All Hallows Night" Mary Wilkins Freeman, "Luella Miller" Mary Coleridge, "The Witch," "The White Women," "The Other Side of a Mirror" Vernon Lee, "Dionea"

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Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet and teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856), author of "White April" (1930) and many other works.

FreyaTurrill: ‘April Weather’, A Handful of Lavender by Lizette Woodworth Reese. (1891)

LiteraryRob: A call to battle, and the battle done: On the death of poet/teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese, December 17, 1935, and her sonnet "Tears" --

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POETSorg: Left open wide my door To the ghosts of the year. —Lizette Woodworth Reese

FoustRebecca: Classic Halloween poem with a twist, Lizette Woodworth Reese’s “All Hallows Night,” with commentary by Amanda Moore on Poetry Sunday,

amandapmoore: Classic Halloween poem with a twist, Lizette Woodworth Reese’s “All Hallows Night,” with my commentary on Poetry Sunday:

SIIndy_Metro: Poetry Sunday: “All Hallows Night,” by Lizette Woodworth Reese

pchatman: Poetry Sunday: “All Hallows Night,” by Lizette Woodworth Reese

georgedance04: Today's poem on Penny's Poetry Blog: August, by Lizette Woodworth Reese No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass. On either side, smitten as with a spell Of silence, brood the fields. [...]

crossmansusanna: No wind, no bird. The river flames like brass. On either side, smitten as with a spell Of silence, brood the fields. In the deep grass, Edging the dusty roads, lie as they fell... Lizette Woodworth Reese, August.

HowardFricker: Check out this tweet from POETSorg: Upon the hill Drifts the noon’s single cloud, white, glaring, still. —Lizette Woodworth Reese…

POETSorg: Upon the hill Drifts the noon’s single cloud, white, glaring, still. —Lizette Woodworth Reese

bucketlistbrkr: To hear that your neighbor was worse off than yourself was not an altogether unpleasant experience. Lizette Woodworth Reese

RyanHillGroup: "To hear that your neighbor was worse off than yourself was not an altogether unpleasant experience." - Lizette Woodworth Reese

RyanHillGroup: To hear that your neighbor was worse off than yourself was not an altogether unpleasant experience.     Lizette Woodworth Reese

AABHAYYSINGH: The old faiths light their candles all about, but burly Truth comes by and puts them out. Lizette Woodworth Reese American poet and teacher.

alex__leslie: This list is just white men, of course, which makes it incomplete: I'm thinking a more accurate list for 1907 would include women poets Lizette Woodworth Reese, Elizabeth Akers Allen, & Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt; and black poets Frances Ellen Watkins Harper & James Corrothers.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet and teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856), author of "White April" (1930) and many other works.

jfoster58: "A rose is a rose all times of the year. I have one out in my garden there, In the deep grass out by the gray old s...

jfoster58: Lit note: "Lizette Woodworth Reese died on Dec 17, 1935 after a long career as a teacher & poet. She was one month...

LiteraryRob: When I consider Life and its few years- , / A wisp of fog betwixt us and the sun; / A call to battle, and the battl...

audiobookzone: Audiobook Lizette Woodworth Reese - Lydia is gone this many a year

bidwellhollow: Our poem for today is Lizette Woodworth Reese's "A Violin at Dusk."

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to poet and teacher Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856), author of "White April" (1930) and many other works.

savagestarligh1: From out the mist that wraps the river-ways, The little boats, like torches, start ablaze. Title: Sunrise By: Lizette Woodworth Reese

LiteraryRob: A wisp of fog betwixt us and the sun: On the death of Lizette Woodworth Reese, December 17, 1935, and her poem "Tea...

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CascadesLib: "Then one came in." Final Halloween poem highlight! -- "All Hallows Night" by Lizette Woodworth Reese

chrissiemkl: Vintage verse - A Violin at Dusk by Lizette Woodworth Reese

lizziespeller: Mid-March by Lizette Woodworth Reese

OutstandingBoo: NEW Spicewood by Lizette Woodworth Reese

poetryrobot: In Time Of Grief by Lizette Woodworth Reese

RhapsodePrime: Listen to: Sunrise* (1:21)Lizette Woodworth Reese performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsodeThe...



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