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Anna H. Branch

  • Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, / Bless the bed that I lie on.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Thought of the Little Brother," The Heart of the Road ()
  • I better like that shadowed side of things / In which the Poets wrote not; when they went / Unto the fullness of their great content / Like moths into the grass with folded wings. / The silence of the Poets with it brings / The other side of moons, and it is spent / In love, in sorrow, or in wonderment.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Silence of the Poets," The Heart of the Road ()
  • My soul has found no other soul / To which it does belong.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Watch-Tower of the Soul," The Heart of the Road ()
  • ... only Death could teach us love / By Death we shall grow wise.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Sons of Cain," The Heart of the Road ()
  • Oh, grieve not, ladies, if at night / Ye wake to feel your beauty going. / It was a web of frail delight, / Inconstant as an April snowing.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "Grieve Not, Ladies," The Shoes That Danced ()
  • God wove a web of loveliness, / Of clouds and stars and birds, / But made not anything at all / So beautiful as words.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "Songs for My Mother: Her Words," The Shoes That Danced ()
  • ... they move all things, even the heart of God. / The hands of prayer!

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • title poem, Rose of the Wind ()
  • Order is a lovely thing; / On disarray it lays its wing, / Teaching simplicity to sing.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Monk in the Kitchen," Rose of the Wind ()
  • Order is a lovely thing; / ... / It has a meek and lowly grace, / Quiet as a nun's face.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "The Monk in the Kitchen," Rose of the Wind ()
  • I say that words are men and when we spell / In alphabets we deal with living things; / With feet and thighs and breasts, fierce heads, strong wings; / Maternal Powers, great Bridals, Heaven and Hell. / There is a menace in the tales we tell.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • title poem, Sonnets From a Lock Box ()
  • To you who vex me while I write / And at my pen do gently bite, / To you I will this verse indite.

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "To My Black Kitten," Sonnets From a Lock Box ()
  • If there is no God for thee / Then there is no God for me ...

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "To a Dog," Sonnets From a Lock Box ()
  • Anything might happen now / Since at last you are my friend!

    • Anna H. Branch,
    • "Miracle," Sonnets From a Lock Box ()

Anna H. Branch, U.S. poet

(1875 - 1937)

Full name: Anna Hempstead Branch.