Niagara by Robert Loveman


Robert Loveman
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Some vast despair, some grief divine,
‡‡‡‡‡‡‡Doth vigil keep
Forever here ; before this shrine
‡‡‡‡‡‡‡The waters weep.


Methinks a God from some far sphere,
‡‡‡‡‡‡‡In sportive part,
In ages past wooed Nature here,
‡‡‡‡‡‡‡And broke her heart.

Source: Robert Loveman. Poems. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1897

Previously published in Loveman’s Poems, Tuscaloosa, Burton, 1893

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