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MAIN STREET AND OTHER POEMS
by Joyce Kilmer
[Alfred Joyce Kilmer, American (New Jersey & New York) Poet --
1886-1918.]
[A number of these poems originally appeared in various periodicals.]
[Note on text: There were no significant italics in this text. Lines
longer than 75 characters have been broken according to metre, and the
continuation is indented two spaces. This etext was transcribed from a
1917 (original) edition.]
To Mrs. Edmund Leamy
Contents
Main Street
Roofs
The Snowman in the Yard
A Blue Valentine
Houses
In Memory
Apology
The Proud Poet
Lionel Johnson
Father Gerard Hopkins, S. J.
Gates and Doors
The Robe of Christ
The Singing Girl
The Annunciation
Roses
The Visitation
Multiplication
Thanksgiving
The Thorn
The Big Top
Queen Elizabeth Speaks
Mid-ocean in War-time
In Memory of Rupert Brooke
The New School
Easter Week
The Cathedral of Rheims
Kings
The White Ships and the Red
MAIN STREET AND OTHER POEMS
Main Street
(For S. M. L.)
I like to look at the blossomy track of the moon upon the sea,
But it isn't half so fine a sight as Main Street used to be
When it all was covered over with a couple of feet of snow,
And over the crisp and radiant road the ringing sleighs would go.
Now, Main Street bordered with autumn leaves, it was a pleasant thing,


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