Mine and Thine (1904)/"I Longed for Love"

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Mine and Thine (1904) by Florence Earle Coates
"I Longed for Love"

"I LONGED FOR LOVE"

Ilonged for love, and eager to discover
 Its hiding-place, I wandered far and wide;
And as forlorn I sought the lone world over,
 Unrecognized, love journeyed at my side.


I craved for peace, and priceless years expended
 In unrewarded search from shore to shore;
But home returned, the weary seeking ended,
 Peace welcomed me where dwelt my peace of yore!