Poems (Coates 1916)/Volume II/To the Muse

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Poems, Volume II by Florence Earle Coates
To the Muse
Published as "Poetry" in Poems (1898).

TO THE MUSE

ONE spot of green, watered by hidden streams,
Makes summer in the desert where it gleams;
 And mortals, gazing on thy heavenly face,
Forget the woes of earth, and share thy dreams!