THE ORCHARD LANDS OF LONG AGO
The orchard lands of Long Ago!
O drowsy winds, awake, and blow
The snowy blossoms back to me,
And all the buds that used to be!
Blow back along the grassy way...
With nearly a million copies in circulation, Capt. James Riley's narrative of his two months in captivity in the Sahara Desert, first published in 1817, was one of the best-selling books of the ninete...
American poet James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916), often called the "People's Laureate" or the "Hoosier Poet," established a reputation for dialect poetry designed for recitation and easy reading.James W...