Katharine Lee Bates

Aug. 12, 1859 - Mar. 28, 1929

 

When At The Last

by Katharine Lee Bates

When at the last I lift my lids to brook
The close-bent face of Death, perchance I'll see
Your wide, sweet eyes, with their eternal look
Of childhood, smiling through the mist on me.

Source:

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