We have been friends together,
In sunshine and in shade.
Caroline E. S. Norton (1808 - 1877), We Have Been Friends Together.
I am listening for the voices Which I heard in days of old.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers; There was lack of woman’s nursing, there was dearth of woman’s tears.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
Too innocent for coquetry, too fond for idle scorning Oh friend, I fear the lightest heart makes sometimes heaviest mourning.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
Every poet hopes that after-times Shall set some value on his votive lay.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
O Twilight! Spirit that dost render birth To dim enchantments; melting heaven with earth, Leaving on craggy hills and running streams A softness like the atmosphere of dreams.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
Until I truly loved, I was alone.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers; There was lack of woman's nursing, there was dearth of woman's tears.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
For death and life, in ceaseless strife, Beat wild on this world’s shore, And all our calm is in that balm Not lost but gone before.Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton