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Poem by Christopher Morley


The Cedar Chest


Her mind is like her cedar chest
Wherein in quietness do rest
The wistful dreamings of her heart
In fragrant folds all laid apart.

There, put away in sprigs of rhyme
Until her life's full blossom-time,
Flutter (like tremulous little birds)
Her small and sweet maternal words. 



Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley's other poems:
  1. Reading Aloud
  2. To the Little House
  3. The Wakeful Husband
  4. The Young Mother
  5. In Honour of Taffy Topaz


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