The Unconquered Air, and Other Poems (1912)/Lines for a Fiftieth Anniversary

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The Unconquered Air, and Other Poems by Florence Earle Coates
Lines for a Fiftieth Anniversary
This poem was not included in Mrs. Coates' collected Poems (1916, in 2 vols.).


Golden their days have been, for love is golden—
 Golden as sunshine warm with life, not cold;
Lighting earth's pathway with the blessing olden
 That never groweth old.

It owns no Past; a help divine in sorrow,
 A strength to overmaster each annoy,
Love holds the faithful promise of a morrow,
 Immortal in its joy!