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Kentucky Poems by Madison J. Cawein

The Author's thanks are due to Mr. R. H. RUSSELL, of New York, for kind permission to reprint from _Shapes and Shadows_ four of the poems published in this volume.

KENTUCKY POEMS

BY MADISON CAWEIN

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDMUND GOSSE

NEW YORK E. P. DUTTON & CO. 1903

NOTE

The poems included in this volume have been selected from the following volumes of the author: _Moods and Memories_, _Red Leaves and Roses_, _Poems of Nature and Love_, _Intimations of the Beautiful_, _Days and Dreams_, _Undertones_, _Idyllic Monologues_, _The Garden of Dreams_, _Shapes and Shadows_, _Myth and Romance_, and _Weeds by the Wall_. None of the longer poems have been included in this selection.

CONTENTS

PROLOGUE

FOREST AND FIELD

SUMMER

TO SORROW

NIGHT

A FALLEN BEECH

A TWILIGHT MOTH

THE GRASSHOPPER

BEFORE THE RAIN

AFTER RAIN

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

OCTOBER

INDIAN SUMMER

ALONG THE OHIO

A COIGN OF THE FOREST

CREOLE SERENADE

WILL O' THE WISPS

THE TOLLMAN'S DAUGHTER

THE BOY COLUMBUS

SONG OF THE ELF

THE OLD INN

THE MILL-WATER

THE DREAM

SPRING TWILIGHT

A SLEET-STORM IN MAY

UNREQUITED

THE HEART O' SPRING

'A BROKEN RAINBOW ON THE SKIES OF MAY'

ORGIE

REVERIE

LETHE

DIONYSIA

THE NAIAD

THE LIMNAD

INTIMATIONS

BEFORE THE TEMPLE

ANTHEM OF DAWN


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