Daily Whitman


To-Day and Thee

  The appointed winners in a long-stretch'd game;
  The course of Time and nations—Egypt, India, Greece and Rome;
  The past entire, with all its heroes, histories, arts, experiments,
  Its store of songs, inventions, voyages, teachers, books,
  Garner'd for now and thee—To think of it!
  The heirdom all converged in thee!


Posted on 15/09/2015, in literature, poetry and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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