autumn beautiful better birthday bless Bliss Carman body bright called centenarians charm cheerful dear death delight dreams earth Edward Everett Hale eighty exercise eyes face faded fear feel fifty flowers forty fresh fruit gift give glad glory golden grow old happy heart heaven Helen Hunt Jackson Holmes hope Indian Summer interest John John Townsend Trowbridge Julia Ward keep young life's light literary longer look Max Muller Max O'Rell mental mind Miss morning nature never night ninety Norman Hapgood o'er old age Oliver Wendell Holmes passed past peace quiet R. L. Stevenson rest Richard Henry Stoddard season secret seems serene seventy shine sing sixty sleep smile song sorrow soul spirit spring sunshine sweet tell thee things thou thought tree vigor walk winter woman women writing wrote youth
21 psl. - GROW old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in his hand Who saith, "A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; trust God: see all, nor be afraid!
60 psl. - A LATE lark twitters from the quiet skies ; And from the west, Where the sun, his day's work ended, Lingers as in content, There falls on the old, gray city An influence luminous and serene, A shining peace. The smoke ascends In a rosy-and-golden haze. The spires Shine, and are changed. In the valley Shadows rise. The lark sings on. The sun, Closing...
30 psl. - As the bird trims her to the gale, I trim myself to the storm of time, I man the rudder, reef the sail, Obey the voice at eve obeyed at prime: 'Lowly faithful, banish fear, Right onward drive unharmed; The port, well worth the cruise, is near, And every wave is charmed.