James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's Poet" for his dialect works and his children's poetry respectively. Wikipedia

Away

I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead- . He is just away!With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand He has wandered into an unknown land,And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there.And you-...

By James Whitcomb Riley
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11 December