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Jessie B. Rittenhouse, ed. (1869–1948). The Little Book of Modern Verse. 1917.


Bliss Carman. 1.  Lord of My Heart’s Elation
William Vaughn Moody. 2.  Gloucester Moors
Chester Firkins. 3.  On a Subway Express
Percy MacKaye. 4.  The Automobile
George Sterling. 5.  The Black Vulture
Mildred McNeal Sweeney. 6.  Chavez
Richard Hovey. 7.  The Sea Gypsy
George Edward Woodberry. 8.  At Gibraltar
Arthur Upson. 9.  Euchenor Chorus
Shaemas O Sheel. 10.  He Whom a Dream Hath Possessed
Louise Imogen Guiney. 11.  The Kings
Louis Untermeyer. 12.  Mockery
William Vaughn Moody. 13.  An Ode in Time of Hesitation
Alice Brown. 14.  Candlemas
Bliss Carman. 15.  The Unreturning
Thomas S. Jones, Jr.. 16.  A Song in Spring
Richard Le Gallienne. 17.  May Is Building Her House
Madison Cawein. 18.  Here Is the Place Where Loveliness Keeps House
Fannie Stearns Davis. 19.  Water Fantasy
Frank Dempster Sherman. 20.  Bacchus
Thomas Augustine Daly. 21.  Da Leetla Boy
Arthur Upson. 22.  Agamede’s Song
Bliss Carman. 23.  Why
Richard Le Gallienne. 24.  The Wife from Fairyland
John Hall Wheelock. 25.  Life
Hermann Hagedorn. 26.  Song Is So Old
Lizette Woodworth Reese. 27.  That Day You Came
Florence Earle Coates. 28.  Song
Theresa Helburn. 29.  Mother
Anna Hempstead Branch. 30.  Songs for My Mother
William Vaughn Moody. 31.  The Daguerreotype
Lizette Woodworth Reese. 32.  Tears
Orrick Johns. 33.  The Sea-Lands
Clinton Scollard. 34.  Bag-Pipes at Sea
Florence Wilkinson. 35.  The Heart’s Country
Thomas S. Jones, Jr.. 36.  Joyous-Gard
George Edward Woodberry. 37.  The Secret
Josephine Preston Peabody. 38.  The Nightingale Unheard
Louis Untermeyer. 39.  Only of Thee and Me
Cale Young Rice. 40.  When the Wind Is Low
Frederic Lawrence Knowles. 41.  Love Triumphant
Trumbull Stickney. 42.  Be Still. The Hanging Gardens Were a Dream
Theodosia Garrison. 43.  The Tears of Harlequin
George Sylvester Viereck. 44.  The Buried City
Helen Gray Cone. 45.  The Ride to the Lady
Ridgely Torrence. 46.  Evensong
Frank Dempster Sherman. 47.  Witchery
John Myers O’Hara. 48.  Golden Pulse
Sara Teasdale. 49.  Sappho
Arthur Colton. 50.  Harps Hung Up in Babylon
Trumbull Stickney. 51.  Live Blindly
Frank Dempster Sherman. 52.  Love’s Springtide
George Sylvester Viereck. 53.  Wanderers
Joyce Kilmer. 54.  Ballade of My Lady’s Beauty
Anna Hempstead Branch. 55.  Grieve Not, Ladies
Louise Imogen Guiney. 56.  Of Joan’s Youth
Sara Teasdale. 57.  I Shall Not Care
Lizette Woodworth Reese. 58.  Love Came Back at Fall o’ Dew
Olive Tilford Dargan. 59.  There’s Rosemary
Charles Hanson Towne. 60.  Love’s Ritual
Charles G. D. Roberts. 61.  Grey Rocks and Greyer Sea
Willa Sibert Cather. 62.  “Grandmither, Think Not I Forget
Elsa Barker. 63.  “When I Am Dead and Sister to the Dust
Grace Fallow Norton. 64.  Little Gray Songs from St. Joseph’s
Louise Imogen Guiney. 65.  Irish Peasant Song
Josephine Dodge Daskam. 66.  The Prince
Sara Teasdale. 67.  Four Winds
Alice Brown. 68.  A West-Country Lover
Amy Lowell. 69.  A Winter Ride
William Stanley Braithwaite. 70.  Sic Vita
Richard Burton. 71.  Across the Fields to Anne
Josephine Preston Peabody. 72.  The House and the Road
Madison Cawein. 73.  The Path to the Woods
Thomas S. Jones, Jr.. 74.  Sometimes
Edna St. Vincent Millay. 75.  Renascence
Fannie Stearns Davis. 76.  Souls
Lloyd Mifflin. 77.  Fiat Lux
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay. 78.  The Dreamer
Richard Le Gallienne. 79.  A Caravan from China Comes
Clinton Scollard. 80.  As I Came Down from Lebanon
Louis V. Ledoux. 81.  The Only Way
George Sterling. 82.  The Dust Dethroned
Cale Young Rice. 83.  Kinchinjunga
Robert Haven Schauffler. 84.  “Scum o’ the Earth
Thomas Augustine Daly. 85.  Da Boy from Rome
Florence Wilkinson. 86.  The Fugitives
Richard Burton. 87.  The Song of the Unsuccessful
Shaemas O Sheel. 88.  They Went Forth to Battle, but They Always Fell
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay. 89.  The Eagle That Is Forgotten
Florence Wilkinson. 90.  A Memorial Tablet
Helen Gray Cone. 91.  To-Day
Edwin Markham. 92.  The Man with the Hoe
George Cabot Lodge. 93.  Exordium
Elsa Barker. 94.  The Frozen Grail
Florence Earle Coates. 95.  The Unconquered Air
John Vance Cheney. 96.  The Happiest Heart
Anna Hempstead Branch. 97.  To a New York Shop-Girl Dressed for Sunday
John Myers O’Hara. 98.  A Faun in Wall Street
Witter Bynner. 99.  The Mystic
Josephine Preston Peabody. 100.  The Cloud
Richard Hovey. 101.  The Thought of Her
Florence Earle Coates. 102.  Song
Robert Cameron Rogers. 103.  The Rosary
Trumbull Stickney. 104.  Once
John Hall Wheelock. 105.  Love Knocks at the Door
George Sylvester Viereck. 106.  The Candle and the Flame
Theodosia Garrison. 107.  Stains
Sarah Pratt McLean Greene. 108.  De Massa ob de Sheepfol’
Richard Burton. 109.  Black Sheep
Arthur Colton. 110.  Let Me No More a Mendicant
Edwin Markham. 111.  Lincoln, the Man of the People
Edwin Arlington Robinson. 112.  The Master
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay. 113.  On the Building of Springfield
John G. Neihardt. 114.  The Poet’s Town
Witter Bynner. 115.  The New Life
Joyce Kilmer. 116.  Martin
George Santayana. 117.  “As in the Midst of Battle There Is Room
Arthur Upson. 118.  Ex Libris
Mildred McNeal Sweeney. 119.  The Poet
John G. Neihardt. 120.  When I Have Gone Weird Ways
George Cabot Lodge. 121.  Trumbull Stickney
Witter Bynner. 122.  Sentence
George Edward Woodberry. 123.  Comrades
Richard Hovey. 124.  Comrades
Edwin Arlington Robinson. 125.  Calverly’s
Percy MacKaye. 126.  Uriel
Robert Gilbert Welsh. 127.  Azrael
Lloyd Mifflin. 128.  The Flight
James Whitcomb Riley. 129.  The Rival
Lizette Woodworth Reese. 130.  A Rhyme of Death’s Inn
Nora May French. 131.  The Outer Gate
George Sterling. 132.  The Ashes in the Sea
George Santayana. 133.  “We Needs Must Be Divided in the Tomb
Hermann Hagedorn. 134.  Departure
Richard Le Gallienne. 135.  Song
Edwin Markham. 136.  The Invisible Bride
Edith M. Thomas. 137.  The Inverted Torch
Edward J. Wheeler. 138.  Night’s Mardi Gras
Cale Young Rice. 139.  The Mystic
George Santayana. 140.  “I Would I Might Forget That I Am I
Clinton Scollard. 141.  To William Sharp
Charles Hanson Towne. 142.  The Quiet Singer
Arthur Upson. 143.  After a Dolmetsch Concert
Frederic Lawrence Knowles. 144.  On a Fly-Leaf of Burns’ Songs
Edwin Arlington Robinson. 145.  Miniver Cheevy
Richard Hovey. 146.  At the End of the Day
Edwin Markham. 147.  The Joy of the Hills
Ridgely Torrence. 148.  The Lesser Children
Bliss Carman. 149.  A Vagabond Song
John Vance Cheney. 150.  Somewhere
Edith M. Thomas. 151.  “Frost To-Night
Madison Cawein. 152.  Under Arcturus
Charles G. D. Roberts. 153.  The Recessional
Morris Rosenfeld. 154.  I Know Not Why
Edith M. Thomas. 155.  Winter Sleep
Louise Imogen Guiney. 156.  Tryste Noël
Alice Brown. 157.  Hora Christi
James Whitcomb Riley. 158.  A Parting Guest