Katharine Lee Bates

Aug. 12, 1859 - Mar. 28, 1929


Why Wander More?

by Katharine Lee Bates

Why wander more? My dreams have folded wing;
Old longings for far beauty melt in grief.
The pathos of all life, all withering,
Is in the dancing of an April leaf.


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