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Poem: “The Song of a River” by Sam Walter Foss

I Hear my song of a river, Its calm and its strife; ‘Tis the song of a river, The song of a life. Afar amid benignant hills in caverns of deep shade, ‘Neath rippling arches of cool leaves, within a … Continue reading

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Poem: "Our Little Back Star" by Sam Walter Foss

Oh, we do fairly well on this little back star, This world in the suburbs of space… Continue reading

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Poem: The Calf Path by Sam Walter Foss (1895)


One day thru the primeval wood
A calf walked home, as good calves should;
But made a trail, all bent … Continue reading

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Candia New Hampshire Journalist, Editor and Poet, Sam Walter Foss (1858-1911)

During his lifetime, he was called “Poet of the People,” and “Master of the Yankee Dialect,” but today he is … Continue reading

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