Canadian Singers and Their Songs/Florence Randall Livesay


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FLORENCE RANDALL LIVESAY

AUTHOR OF "SONGS OF UKRAINIA," ETC.

Pansy Royal

–––––

The Pansy, her brief summer
spent and done,
In veil of purple shrouds
her vesper face
Her dreams unmarked by any
staring sun,
She holds, in hidden keeping,
her life’s grace.

So, dear one passing, where
the days have wrought
The end, and gently beckon
you apart,
Keep of us who so loved you
one sweet thought,
Like Pansy, treasured in
a brooding heart.

Florence Randall Livesay