Inscriptions by James Russell Lowell

FOR A BELL AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY

I call as fly the irrevocable hours,
Futile as air or strong as fate to make
Your lives of sand or granite; awful powers,
Even as men choose, they either give or take.

See also  Abram Morrison by John Greenleaf Whittier
Leave a Reply 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *