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Poet Title Source ID
Winter
Robert Bly
(b. 1926)
Getting Up Early The Fringed Gentian™, Vol. 40 No.4, December 1992 16-01
Charlotte Brontë
(Currer Bell)
(1816-1855)
Winter Stores Aylott and Jones, 8 Paternoster Row, London: 1846 15-04
Emily Jane Brontë
(1818-1848)
Spellbound 15-11
John Howard Bryant
(1807–1902)
Winter Poems of John Howard Bryant 14-25
Wm. Cullen Bryant
(1794-1878)
A Winter Piece From The Oxford Book of American Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-29
Wm. Cullen Bryant
(1794-1878)
The Snow Shower Bryant, William Cullen. Poems of. New York: D Appleton & Company, 1855. 14-22
Robert Burns
(1759-1796)
Winter: A Dirge 15-12
Charles, duc d’Orleans
(1394-1465)
Winter, you’re nothing but a villain Poems of Charles of Orleans 13-01
Henry Fothergill Chorley
(1808–1872)
The Brave Old Oak From Worlds Best Poetry, 1904 15-16
Matthias Claudius (1740–1815) Winter from Asmus omnia sua secum portans, oder Sämtliche Werke des Wandsbecker Boten 14-19
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Christmas Poems of John Clare 15-08
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
December Poems of John Clare 14-47
John Clare,
(1793- 1864)
Signs of Winter ibid 14-34
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Snow Storm ibid 14-33
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Old Year ibid 14-39
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Winter's Come ibid 14-38
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Winter's Spring ibid 14-37
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Winter Walk ibid 14-36
William Cowper (1731-1800) Winter Morning from The Complete Poetical Works of Wm. Cowper 13-26
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Hemlocks From Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson. 13-15
Emily Dickinson
(1830-1886)
It sifts from Leaden Sieves From Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson. 15-06
Emily Dickinson
(1830-1886)
There’s a certain Slant of light ibid 15-07
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Winter Afternoons ibid 13-14
Charles Gamage Eastman
(1816–1860)
A Snow Storm Scene in a Vermont Winter 14-24
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
A New-Year's Song from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 13-19
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Christmas Carol ibid 10-25
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Christmas Morning ibid 13-20
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803–1882)
The Snow Storm from Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Complete Works 14-21
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
A Patch of Old Snow from Mountain Interval 11-03
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
A Winter Eden from West-running Brook 11-31
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
An Old Man's Winter Night From Mountain Interval 15-05
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Birches from Mountain Interval 11-28
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Closed for Good from In the Clearing 12-23
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Dust of Snow from New Hampshire 11-29
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
In the Winter Woods Alone from In the Clearing 12-22
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Questioning Faces from In the Clearing 11-32
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening from New Hampshire 15-13
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
The Wood Pile From North of Boston 11-27
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
A Twilight Fancy from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 10-4
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Christmas Eve ibid 13-21
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Flowers of Memory ibid 10-23
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
The Round of Life ibid 13-22
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
To the New Year ibid 10-2
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
When The New Year Came ibid 10-1
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Woods in Winter ibid 10-3
David Gray
(1838–1861)
O winter! wilt thou never, never go? from The Luggie and other Poems 14-26
John Keats
(1795 - 1821)
In drear-nighted December 1817, Published in the Literary Gazette in 1829 15-03
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807-1882)
Snow-flakes from Birds of Passage, 1858 14-18
Edna St. Vincent Millay
(1892-1950)
Alms from Second April 15-09
Robert Louis Stevenson
(1850-1894)
Winter-time 15-10
Benjamin Franklin Taylor
(1819-1887)
The Northern Lights From Complete Poetical Works of Benjamin Franklin Taylor 15-1
Edith Matilda Thomas
(1854–1925)
Frost Collected Poems 14-20
Phoebe Waugh A Year's Color Wheel The Fringed Gentian™, Winter 2008, Vol. 56 #1. 13-16
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
A Dream of Summer Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-06
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
Flowers in Winter Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-10
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
The Frost Spirit Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-12
Spring
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) March Bryant, William Cullen. Poems of. New York: D Appleton & Company, 1855. 11-24
Charles, duc d’Orleans
(1394-1465)
Spring Poems of Charles of Orleans 13-02
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Early Spring Poems of John Clare 14-53
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) A Light Exists in Spring Poems of Emily Dickinson 14-03
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Dear March ibid 14-02
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) The Springtimes pallid landscape ibid 14-04
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) These are the days the birds came back ibid 14-05
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) There is a flower that bees prefer ibid 14-06
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) We Like March ibid 14-01
William Drummond, of Hawthornden 1585-1649 Spring Bereaved 2 From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-08
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
A Patch of Old Snow From Mountain Interval 11-03
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
A Prayer in Spring From A Boy's Will 11-04
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Peril of Hope From In the Clearing 11-05
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Putting in the Seed From Mountain Interval 11-06
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
To The Thawing Wind from A Boy's Will 11-01
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Birds of Passage from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 11-10
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Forever New ibid 10-07
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
March 1880 ibid 10-06
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) To Blossoms from The Hesperides & Noble Numbers, Vol. 1 revised, Lawrence &Bullen, Ltd, London 1898 13-07
A. E. Housman 1859-1936 Cherry trees from A Shropshire Lad, Published Kegan, Trench, Trubner, London 1896 12-27
A. E. Housman 1859-1936 The Lent Lily ibid 12-28
William Dean Howells
1837-1920
Earliest Spring From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-5
John Lyly,
1553 - 1606
Spring's Welcome From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-11
Thomas Nashe
1567-1601
Spring From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-31
James Gates Percival
(1795 - 1856)
May from The poems of James Gates Percival 12-25
James Gates Percival
(1795 - 1856)
Spring from The poems of James Gates Percival 12-26
Sir William Watson
(1858-1935)
Ode in May From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 10-9
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
April Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-03
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
The First Flowers Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-04
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
The Wind of March Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-05
Summer
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) A Summer Ramble Bryant, William Cullen. Poems of. New York: D Appleton & Company, 1855. 11-25
Wm. Cullen Bryant
(1794-1878)
The Evening Wind ibid 15-15
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) The Gladness of Nature ibid 11-26
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Dewdrops Poems of John Clare 14-48
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Evening ibid 14-49
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Night Wind ibid 14-50
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Sudden Shower ibid 14-51
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Summer Evening ibid 14-52
Hartley Coleridge
(1796–1849)
Summer Rain from Poems by Hartley Coleridge, London, Edward Moxon, 1851 15-18
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) A dew sufficed itself From Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson. 14-15
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) A little road not made of man ibid 14-09
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Grass ibid 14-08
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) High from the earth I heard a bird ibid 14-17
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Rains ibid 14-07
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) So bashful when I spied her ibid 14-14
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Summers's Day ibid 14-10
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) To Make a prairie ibid 14-16
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Rain Verse from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 10-15
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Summer Morning ibid 10-14
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
A Minor Bird From West-Running Brook 11-07
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Blueberries From North of Boston 11-09
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
The Rose Family From West-Running Brook 11-08
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Earth and Sky from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 11-11
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
June ibid 10-12
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
In Nature’s Drama ibid 10-16
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Storm at Night, A ibid 10-28
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
The Fingers of the Rain ibid 10-17
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
The Rose ibid 10-13
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) The Succession of Four Sweet Months from The Hesperides & Noble Numbers, Vol. 1 revised, Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd, London 1898 13-04
Thomas Heywood
(c.1670-1641)
Pack Clouds Away From English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics. 15-2
Thomas Hood
(1798-1845)
The Rose Poems of Thomas Hood. 11-16
William Howitt
(1792–1879)
A Summer Noon Worlds Best Poetry, 1904 15-17
Dr. Edward Jenner
1749-1823
Sign of Rain Writings of Edward Jenner 13-23
Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald (1864–1922) A Madrigal from Canadian Poets 14-30
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
The Last Eve of Summer Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-07
Autumn
Betty Bridgman (1916 - 1999) A Nut, A Squirrel The Fringed Gentian™, Winter 1998, Vol. 49, #3. 13-17
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) Autumn Woods Bryant, William Cullen. Poems of. New York: D Appleton & Company, 1855. 11-23
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) The Death of the Flowers ibid 11-22
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) November ibid 11-20
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) October ibid 11-21
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Autumn Poems of John Clare 14-46
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
November ibid 14-35
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) An awful tempest mashed the air From Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson. 13-13
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Besides the autumn poets sing ibid 13-09
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Frost ibid 13-11
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) The morns are meeker than they were ibid 14-12
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) The murmuring of bees has ceased ibid 14-11
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) The Sky is low ibid 13-10
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) ’T was later when the summer went ibid 13-12
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Dull November Day from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 10-24
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Gathering Leaves from New Hampshire 11-30
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
My November Guest from A Boy's Will 11-19
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
A Fragment from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 10-20
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Forest ibid 10-19
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
October Sonnet ibid 10-22
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Summer is Over ibid 10-21
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Wind Sonnet ibid 10-26
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) To Meadows from The Hesperides & Noble Numbers, Vol. 1 revised, Lawrence &Bullen, Ltd, London 1898 13-08
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
(1823–1911)
The Snowing of the Pines From The Writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 14-23
Thomas Hood
(1798-1845)
Autumn Poems of Thomas Hood. 11-18
Thomas Hood
(1798-1845)
November ibid 10-32
John Keats
1795 - 1821
To Autumn Originally published in 1820 in the volume Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes and other Poems 11-17
Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald
(1864–1922)
Harvest from Canadian Poets 14-29
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
A Day Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-09
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
Autumn Thoughts Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-08
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
Hazel Blossoms Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-11
Flowers, Plants, Gardens, Birds and all Seasons
Betty Bridgman (1916 - 1999) Box Elder, A Word for The Fringed Gentian™, Winter 1998, Vol. 49, #3. 13-18
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) The Yellow Violet Bryant, William Cullen; Poems. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1847. 14-54
Wm. Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) To the Fringed Gentian ibid 11-14
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
All Nature has a Feeling Poems of John Clare 14-45
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Evening Primrose ibid 14-44
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
Firwood ibid 14-43
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Fear of Flowers ibid (about thistles) 14-41
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Fallen Elm ibid 14-42
John Clare
(1793- 1864)
The Maple Tree ibid 14-40
William Cowper, (1731-1800) On a Gold Finch a sad tale from The Complete Poetical Works of Wm. Cowper 14-32
William Cowper, (1731-1800) The Lily and The Rose from The Complete Poetical Works of Wm. Cowper 13-24
William Cowper, (1731-1800) The Rose ibid 13-25
Robert Frost
(1874-1963)
Pod of the Milkweed from In The Clearing 11-02
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Bloodroot from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 12-02
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Columbine ibid 10-30
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Daisies ibid 11-12
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Fringed Gentian ibid 11-15
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Goldenrod ibid 10-18
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
Meadow Rue ibid 12-15
Elaine Goodale Eastman
(1863 - 1953)
White Violets ibid 12-14
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Asters from All round the Year, Verses from Sky Farm by Elaine Goodale Eastman & Dora Read Goodale Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881 10-27
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Blue Violets ibid 12-13
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Cardinal Flower ibid 12-18
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Hepatica ibid 12-01
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Meadow Lilies ibid 12-20
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Red Clover ibid 12-19
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Trillium ibid 12-16
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Wild Clematis ibid 11-13
Dora Read Goodale
(1866 - 1915)
Wild Oat ibid 12-17
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) How Violets Came Blue from The Hesperides & Noble Numbers, Vol. 1 revised, Lawrence &Bullen, Ltd, London 1898 13-06
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) To Daffodils ibid 13-03
Robert Herrick (1591-1674) To Violets ibid 13-05
Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald
(1864–1922)
A Song of Seasons From Canadian Poets 14-27
Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald
(1864–1922)
Mountain Ash ibid 14-31
James Gates Percival
(1795 - 1856)
The Language of Flowers from The poems of James Gates Percival 12-24
Sir Henry Taylor
(1800–1886)
The Wind and the Pine Tree From Edwin the Fair, Published, London, 1842, J. Murray 15-14
Phoebe Waugh A Years Color Wheel from The Fringed Gentian™, Winter 2008, Vol. 56 #1.
John Greenleaf Whittier
(1807 - 1892)
Hazel Blossoms Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier 12-11
George Wither
(1588 - 1667)
The Choice From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. 12-21
Miscellaneous
Betty Bridgman
1915 - 1999
A Letter of Thanks A letter of thanks from the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden
on the occasion of the dedication of the Martha Crone Shelter on May 13, 1970. From The Fringed Gentian™ summer 1970
Betty Bridgman
1915 - 1999
Ode for the Members Ode for the 275 members of “Friends of Eloise Butler Wild Flower and Bird Sanctuary” on the occasion of their 30th anniversary –and the 75th of the establishment of the Garden. From The Fringed Gentian™ summer 1982.
William Cowper, (1731-1800) The Retired Cat With some humor for cat lovers, from The Complete Poetical Works of Wm. Cowper 14-28
Ben Jonson
English 1573 - 1637
A Part of an Ode From The New Oxford Book of English Verse, Oxford University Press. Contains the lines "A lily of a day Is fairer far in May" 10-10
Poems by Friends' Members Poems by Friends A short collection of poems originally published in The Fringed Gentian™

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