Poetry

The Liberty Bell by E. S. Brooks

by Julie J on July 4, 2014

THE LIBERTY BELL BY E. S. BROOKS. I – PHILADELPHIA, 1776. SQUARELY prim and stoutly built, Free from glitter and from gilt, Plain, – from lintel up to roof-tree and to belfry bare and brown – Stands the Hall that hot July, – While the folk throng anxious by, – Where the Continental Congress meets […]

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Winter-Time ~ Free Vintage Poem and Clip Art

by Julie J on March 19, 2014

I have another image in mind to post later this afternoon or early evening but I’ve had this poem, Winter-Time, saved to my computer for a few months and I want to delete my draft version. Although it’s not necessarily in season with tomorrow being the first day of spring, I thought I would post it for […]

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Free Vintage Illustrated Valentine Poem

by Julie J on February 11, 2014

Here is an illustrated vintage Valentine poem that is framed in a lovely ornate green design. The aged, yellowed page is from the book Beauties by Harrison Fisher, Verse by Carolyn Wells, Decorations by Theodore B. Hapgood, published in 1913. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ First Day Poem with Illustrated Cluster […]

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Free Vintage Poem and Clip Art Image ~ The Fire

by Julie J on December 17, 2013

The Fire is a poem written by Laura E. Richards. The accompanying illustration by Albertine Randall Wheelan features a cozy scene of a girl and boy, seated on cushions, in front of a fire in the fireplace. The scan is from the December 1898 issue of St. Nicholas magazine. Here is a black and white clip […]

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In this old fashioned poem titled October, a happy little maiden is rustling through the crisp and dried leaves of corn. Frightened by the child, many blackbirds sprang away – whirring into the air so high. The illustration shows the girl leaning against the tall corn, watching the birds fly away. This aged page is from […]

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Free Vintage Image ~ Pink Roses and Ninth Day Poem

by Julie J on September 22, 2013

This aged page includes a cluster of beautiful pink roses and a poem. The poem is for the Ninth Day from a book of poetry that includes a poem a day for 31 days. The book is titled Gems from Holmes and it was published in 1904. Here are the roses without the poem. Click […]

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Here is a poem titled In September by Elizabeth Cole. The shabby page is from the September 1885 issue of St. Nicholas magazine. Click on image to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Christmas Poem by Eliza Atkins Stone Free Vintage Image ~ Herrick’s Almanac 1906, September Free Vintage Image ~ School Girl Poem […]

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Milking Time is a poem from the children’s book Visit to the Farm by Koerner & Hayes, 1896. Here is my original scan (with minor edits) of the poem from the book. Here is a black and white clipart version of the adorable image from the poem. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ Rooster, […]

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A Little School-Girl is a poem written by Frances Bent Dillingham, illustrated by Olive Rush. This page is from the February 1899 issue of St. Nicholas magazine. Here are black and white clip art versions of the illustrations from the page. Click on images to enlarge. Related posts: Free Vintage Image ~ At The Seaside Poem […]

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This open book image has two pretty purple irises on the page on the left and on the right is a page of poetry that is framed by a green and red design. I’ve left the coloring of this scan much like my original copy that is shabby and yellowed with age. The book is […]

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