Poems of Power.
by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Chicago : W. B. Conkey Co., 1902.

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Preface Note:
The final word in the title of this volume refers to the Divine Power in every human being, the recognition of which is secret to all success and happiness. It is this idea which many of the verses endeavor to illustrate.   THE AUTHOR

Contents:

  1. The Meeting of the Centuries
  2. Death has Crowned Him a Martyr
  3. Grief
  4. Speech
  5. Illusion
  6. Assertion
  7. The Queen's Last Ride
  8. I am
  9. Woman and War
  10. A Fallen Leaf
  11. This Too Shall Pass Away
  12. Success
  13. Recrimination
  14. Threefold
  15. Wishing
  16. We Two
  17. The Poet's Theme
  18. Love is All
  19. Song of the Spirit
  20. Womanhood
  21. Morning Prayer
  22. Voices of the People
  23. The World Grows Better
  24. The Bed
  25. Discontent
  26. A Man's Ideal
  27. War Sonnets
  28. My Launch and I
  29. The Fire Brigade
  30. Progress
  31. The Tides
  32. That Day
  33. So Many Ways
  34. The Protest
  35. The Snowflake
  36. God's Motto
  37. How Like the Sea
  38. True Charity
  39. When the Regiment Came Back
  40. Woman to man
  41. The Traveler
  42. The Earth
  43. Now
  44. You and To-day
  45. The Reason
  46. The Chain
  47. Mission
  48. Repetition
  49. Begin the Day
  50. Words
  51. Fate and I
  52. Unto the End
  53. Attainment
  54. A Plea to Peace
  55. Presumption
  56. High Noon
  57. Thought-Magnets
  58. Smiles
  59. The Undiscovered Country
  60. The Universal Route
  61. Unanswered Prayers
  62. Thanksgiving
  63. Contrasts
  64. Thy Ship
  65. Life
  66. A Marine Etching
  67. Love Thyself Last
  68. Christmas Fancies
  69. The River
  70. Sorry
  71. Ambition's Trail
  72. Uncontrolled
  73. Will
  74. To an Astrologer
  75. The Tendril's Fate
  76. The Times
  77. The Question
  78. Sorrow's Uses
  79. If
  80. Which Are You?
  81. The Creed to Be
  82. Inspiration
  83. The Wish
  84. Three Friends
  85. You Never Can Tell
  86. Here and Now
  87. Unconquered
  88. All That Love Asks
  89. Does It Pay?
  90. Sestina
  91. The Optimist
  92. The Pessimist
  93. An Aspiration [An Inspiration]
  94. Life's Harmonies
  95. Preparation
  96. Gethsemane
  97. God's Measure
  98. Noblesse Oblige
  99. A Domestic Conversation

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