Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Solitude (Wilcox)

Book cover
By: (1850-1919)

"Laugh, and the world laughs with you;. . Weep, and you weep alone;For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,. . But has trouble enough of its own."Librivox volunteers bring you sixteen readings of Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the weekly poetry project for November 2, 2014.

First Page:

POEMS OF PASSION

Illustrated

by

ELLA WHEELER WILCOX

W. B. Conkey Company Publishers Chicago

1883

[Illustration: Picture of Ella Wheeler Wilcox]

OTHER BOOKS by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

THREE WOMEN POEMS OF POWER MAURINE POEMS OF PASSION POEMS OF PLEASURE KINGDOM OF LOVE AND OTHER POEMS AN ERRING WOMAN'S LOVE EVERY DAY THOUGHTS MEN WOMEN AND EMOTIONS AN AMBITIOUS MAN THE BEAUTIFUL LAND OF NOD AROUND THE YEAR WITH ELLA WHEELER WILCOX A Birthday Book

Oh, you who read some song that I have sung , What know you of the soul from whence it sprung ?

Dost dream the poet ever speaks aloud His secret thought unto the listening crowd ?

Go take the murmuring sea shell from the shore : You have its shape, its color and no more .

It tells not one of those vast mysteries That lie beneath the surface of the seas .

Our songs are shells, cast out by waves of thought ; Here, take them at your pleasure; but think not

You've seen beneath the surface of the waves , Where lie our shipwrecks and our coral caves ... Continue reading book >>


Stream audiobook and download chapters




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books