Lizette Woodworth Reese Poems

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Lizette Woodworth Reese
Lizette Woodworth Reese (January 9, 1856 December 17, 1935) was an American poet. Born in Waverly, Maryland, she was a school teacher from 1873 to 1918. During the 1920s she became a prominent literary figure, receiving critical praise and recognition, in particular from H. L. Mencken, himself from Baltimore. She has been cited as an influence on younger women poets, and was compared to Emily Dickinson . A Branch of May (1887) A Quiet Road (1896) A Wayside Lute (1909) A Handful of Lavender (1915) Spicewood (1921) Wild Cherry (1923) The Selected Poems (1926) Little Henrietta (1927) Lizette Woodworth Reese: The Pamphlet Poets (1928) A Victorian Village: Reminiscences of Other Days (1929), illustrated by J. J. Lankes White April (1930) The York Road (1931) Pastures and Other Poems (1933) The Old House in the Country (1936) Worleys (1936) story

Oh, the littles that remain!
Scent of mint out in the lane;
Flare of window; sound of bees... [read poem]
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