Tag: poetry

  • Flow by Roslyn C.

    Flow, like ocean waves Everywhere Reaching Roslyn C. is a student in Ms. Chivers’ special needs class at A.N. Myer Secondary School in Niagara Falls, Ontario. See other poems by Ms. Chivers’ students

  • Niagara Falls by George W. Reese

    Man may look with wonder at the pyramids,May stand unabashed before the deep blue ocean,And flee with hasty steps the wild commotionOf trembling earthquakes on the continent !I have looked with wonder at the statue of Apollo,That stretched its brazen legs and ponderous feetAcross the harbor while the distant fleetOf Egypt sink behind the waves…

  • The River of Stars: A Legend of Niagara by Alfred Noyes

    The lights of a hundred cities are fed by its midnight power. Their wheels are moved by its thunder. But they, too, have their hour. The tale of the Indian lovers, a cry from the years that are flown, While the river of stars is rolling, Rolling away to the darkness, Abides with the power…

  • Mary Secord: A Canadian Ballad of 1813 by Fidelis

    [Curator’s note: The Mary Secord referred to in this poem is actually Laura Secord. Fidelis was the pen name of Agnes Maule Machar. A later version of this poem can be found here.] The sweet June moonlight softly fell On meadow, wood, and stream Where, ‘neath the crags of Queenston Heights, The green waves darkly…

  • Sad Story by Win Valiquette

    There was a young lady named Carol Who found herself in a big barrel. It went over the Falls Amid many loud calls…. There ONCE was a lady named Carol Source: Laroque, Corey. Here’s What the Poets are Saying. Niagara Falls, Ont.: Niagara Falls Review, November 21, 2009 This limerick was entered into the So You Think You…