, To where Olympus merges in the blue, There dwell the deathless gods in majesty, The gods who hold a mighty gift for you. Those little, clinging hands shall write one day Rare, golden words, to lift the hearts of men; Those curling, downy locks shall wear the bay, A crown that they shall never lose again. Little Theocritus!
Look up and smile, Immortal child, for there are coming years, When the great, busy world shall pause awhile To listen to your singing through its tears.
Maud Kilbourn Wellington has published a volume of Rhymes.
Mary L. Wyatt, for many years a correspondent of the Springfield Republican, wrote Verses for Little Citizens, a volume of temperance rhymes.
Mary Harlow Hayes has written many poems and sonnets, occasional and inspirational, that deserve a wider audience.
Caroline E. Swift is the author of many brilliant occasional poems, club papers and articles for magazines.
The verses of Charles H. Loomis have often graced the pages of the Historic