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Sophie Tunnell

  • I do not ask for what most people do,/ So, Lord, I'd like to ask of you — / ... / God, please don't let me grow too old to fish!

    • Sophie Tunnell,
    • "A Wish," in The American Angler ()
  • Fear is a slinking cat I find / Beneath the lilacs of my mind.

    • Sophie Tunnell,
    • "Fear," in William Stanley Braithwaite, ed., Anthology of Magazine Verse ()

Sophie Tunnell, U.S. poet

(1884 - 1936)

Full name: Sophie Letitia Tunnell.