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.


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