The Babie By Elizabeth Akers

The Babie By Elizabeth Akers Nae shoon to hide her tiny taes, Nae stockin’ on her feet; Her supple ankles white as snaw, Or early blossoms sweet. Her simple dress o’ sprinkled pink, Her double, dimplit chin, Her puckered lips, an’ baumy mou’, With na ane tooth within. Her een sae like her mither’s een, […]

Sea-Birds By Elizabeth Akers

Sea-Birds By Elizabeth Akers O lonesome sea-gull, floating far Over the ocean’s icy waste, Aimless and wide thy wanderings are, Forever vainly seeking rest:— Where is thy mate, and where thy nest? ‘Twixt wintry sea and wintry sky, Cleaving the keen air with thy breast, Thou sailest slowly, solemnly; No fetter on thy wing is […]

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