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And order, justice, social law shall curb / Thy untamed energies; / And art and science, with their dreams superb, / Replace thine ancient ease.
A Collection of Verse by California Poets
From 1849 to 1915
Compiled by Augustin S. Macdonald
These 105 selections fill a thin volume of representative verse of the early Golden State poets.
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Pioneer Period: 1849 to 1869
 California by Bayard Taylor
 The Golden Gate by “Caxton”—(W. H. Rhodes)
 The Song of the Flume by Anna M. Fitch
 The Sabbath Bells by John R. Ridge
 An Evening Song at Sea by C. E. Havens
 To the Sierras by J. J. Owen
 To My Mother by Stephen C. Massett
 The Lone Pine by B. P. Avery
 No Baby in the House by Clara Dolliver
 The Parting Hour (excerpt) by Edward Pollock
 Truth by G.
 The Whole Story by J. F. Bowman
 To My First Love by Crowquill
 Song of Labor; the Miner by John Swett
 Stanzas by Sarah E. Carmichael
 Hurrah for the Next that Dies! by Bartholomew Dowling
 Scotland by James Linen
“Overland” Period: 1869 to 1889
 Columbus by Joaquin Miller
 To Mrs. M—— by Richard Realf
 The Angelus by F. Bret Harte
 Madrigal by Charles Warren Stoddard
 Lines by Mark Twain
 Home by Edward Rowland Sill
 In Blossom Time by Ina Coolbrith
 Sweethearts and Wives by Daniel O’Connell
 Two Truths by Helen Hunt Jackson
 A Bird Sings in My Heart by Irene Hardy
 I Know Not How It Is with You by Robert Louis Stevenson
 Politics by Ambrose Bierce
 El Vaquero by Lucius Harwood Foote
 California Skies by Clarence Urmy
 Yosemite by Daniel S. Richardson
 Junipero Serra by Richard Edward White
 To the Colorado Desert by Madge Morris Wagner
 Music by Edward Robeson Taylor
 Mankind (excerpt) by Joaquin Miller
 Indirection by Richard Realf
 Christmas in California (excerpt) by Edward Rowland Sill
 Luke by F. Bret Harte
 The Comet by Charles Warren Stoddard
 Belle of Monterey by Einnim Havemeyer Tucker
 The Pride of Battery B” by Frank H. Gassaway
 The Celestial Surgeon by Robert Louis Stevenson
Present Period, 1890 to 1915
 Invocation to California by Charles Keeler
 The Black Vulture by George Sterling
 Resurgam by David Lesser Lezinsky
 Just California by John S. McGroarty
 The Happiest Heart by John Vance Cheney
 The Creed of Desire by Bruce Porter
 To San Francisco by Samuel John Alexander
 The Shrine of Song by Louis Alexander Robertson
 The Rosary by Robert Cameron Rogers
 Lines by Yone Noguchi
 The Old Brooch by Charles F. Lummis
 The Wolves of the Sea by Herbert Bashford
 A Dream of Beauty by Clark Ashton Smith
 Women’s Eyes by Arthur William Ryder
 The Goblin Laugh by Edwin Markham
 The Awakening by Christian Binkley
 A Nosegay by Augustin S. Macdonald
 Appearances by William Henry Hudson
 The Grave of Pompey by Sister Anthony, S.N.D.
 Vivérols by David Starr Jordan
 A Memory by Carolus Ager (Charles Kellogg Field)
 A Toast by Gelett Burgess
 To the Average Man by Wallace Irwin
 Twilight Town by Ralph Erwin Gibbs
 Growth of the Soul by James Henry MacLafferty
 To My Ink-Well by Lionel Josaphare
 To a Star-Flower by Edward Howard Griggs
 Little Memories by Nora May French
 The Difference by Augustin S. Macdonald
 Lyric by Howard V. Sutherland
 Nirvana by Bernard Westermann
 Retrospection by James Rawlins
 Titans of Earth by Harold Symmes
 Quatrain by Stanley Coghill
 Sonnet by Henriette de Saussure Blanding
 When the Baby Died by A. J. Waterhouse
 A Wingless One by Herman Scheffauer
 Wireless by Henry Anderson Lafler
 The California Eschscholtzia by Amelia Woodward Truesdell
 California Sunrise by W. D. Crabb
 Out in California by C. Brown
 A Flower of the First by Charles S. Aiken
 A Year from Now by Sarah Keppel Vickery
 When I Am Gone by Isabel Pixley
 My Retreat by Albert J. Atkins
 Whom Does She Love? by Arthur William Ryder
 Sisters of the Little Sorrows by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins
 Daffodils by Grace Hibbard
 Confusion by E. F. Green
 An Indian Verse by Hu Maxwell
 The Stream of Life by Lilian Lauferty
 The Change by Charles Philip Nettleton
 The Spirit of California by Rufus Steele
 Song of the Out-of-Doors by Herbert Bashford
 To William Vaughn Moody by Herbert Heron
 The Greatest of These Is Charity” by Harriet M. Skidmore
 Glose upon a Ruba’iy by Porter Garnett
 The Poet by Ina Coolbrith
 A Life by Edward Howard Griggs
 In the Redwood Canyons by Lillian H. Shuey
 California by Augustin S. Macdonald
 Night-Sentries by George Sterling


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