Phoebe Cary

Phoebe Cary was an American poet, and the younger sister of poet Alice Cary. The sisters co-published poems in 1849, and then each went on to publish volumes of her own. Wikipedia

Alas!

Since, if you stood by my side to-day, Only our hands could meet, What matter that half the weary world Lies between our feet; That I am here by the lonesome sea, You by the pleasant Rhine?— Our hearts were just as far apart If I held your hand in mine! Therefore, with...

By Phoebe Cary
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20 October