Thomas William Parsons

Thomas William Parsons was an American dentist and poet. Parsons was educated at the Boston Latin School, and visited Italy to study Italian literature in 1836-7. Wikipedia

Her Epitaph

The handful here, that once was Mary's earth, Held, while it breathed, so beautiful a soul, That, when she died, all recognized her birth, And had their sorrow in serene control."Not here! not here!" to every mourner's heart The wintry wind seemed whispering round her bier; And when the tomb-door...

By Thomas William Parsons
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21 October