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Poem by Alexander Lawrence Posey


Mother and Baby


    Tired at length of crying,
    Laughing, cooing, sighing,
The baby lies so quiТt and still,
    Scarce breathing in his sleep;
The mother watches, half-inclined
    To hide her face and weep.



                      Alexander Lawrence Posey


Alexander Lawrence Posey's other poems:
  1. On Viewing the Skull and Bones of a Wolf
  2. Nightfall
  3. Song of the Oktahutchee
  4. My Fancy
  5. Assured


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