Katharine Lee Bates

Aug. 12, 1859 - Mar. 28, 1929


The Luxury Of Ease

by Katharine Lee Bates

The luxury of ease comes after ache;
Joy of reunion cannot be except
By pang of parting; only death may break
My way to you whom I so long have wept.


Yellow Clover: A Book Of Remembrance
Copyright 1922
E. P. Dutton & Company, New York