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

Index to Authors

Elsa Barker.  “When I Am Dead and Sister to the Dust
 The Frozen Grail
William Stanley Braithwaite.  Sic Vita
Anna Hempstead Branch.  Songs for My Mother
 Grieve Not, Ladies
 To a New York Shop-Girl Dressed for Sunday
Alice Brown.  Candlemas
 A West-Country Lover
 Hora Christi
Richard Burton.  Across the Fields to Anne
 The Song of the Unsuccessful
 Black Sheep
Witter Bynner.  The Mystic
 The New Life
Bliss Carman.  Lord of My Heart’s Elation
 The Unreturning
 A Vagabond Song
Willa Sibert Cather.  “Grandmither, Think Not I Forget
Madison Cawein.  Here Is the Place Where Loveliness Keeps House
 The Path to the Woods
 Under Arcturus
John Vance Cheney.  The Happiest Heart
Florence Earle Coates.  Song
 The Unconquered Air
Arthur Colton.  Harps Hung Up in Babylon
 Let Me No More a Mendicant
Helen Gray Cone.  The Ride to the Lady
Thomas Augustine Daly.  Da Leetla Boy
 Da Boy from Rome
Olive Tilford Dargan.  There’s Rosemary
Josephine Dodge Daskam.  The Prince
Fannie Stearns Davis.  Water Fantasy
Chester Firkins.  On a Subway Express
Nora May French.  The Outer Gate
Theodosia Garrison.  The Tears of Harlequin
Sarah Pratt McLean Greene.  De Massa ob de Sheepfol
Louise Imogen Guiney.  The Kings
 Of Joan’s Youth
 Irish Peasant Song
 Tryste Noël
Hermann Hagedorn.  Song Is So Old
Theresa Helburn.  Mother
Richard Hovey.  The Sea Gypsy
 The Thought of Her
 At the End of the Day
Orrick Johns.  The Sea-Lands
Thomas S. Jones, Jr.  A Song in Spring
Joyce Kilmer.  Ballade of My Lady’s Beauty
Frederic Lawrence Knowles.  Love Triumphant
 On a Fly-Leaf of Burns’ Songs
Louis V. Ledoux.  The Only Way
Richard Le Gallienne.  May Is Building Her House
 The Wife from Fairyland
 A Caravan from China Comes
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay.  The Dreamer
 The Eagle That Is Forgotten
 On the Building of Springfield
George Cabot Lodge.  Exordium
 Trumbull Stickney
Amy Lowell.  A Winter Ride
Percy MacKaye.  The Automobile
Edwin Markham.  The Man with the Hoe
 Lincoln, the Man of the People
 The Invisible Bride
 The Joy of the Hills
Lloyd Mifflin.  Fiat Lux
 The Flight
Edna St. Vincent Millay.  Renascence
William Vaughn Moody.  Gloucester Moors
 An Ode in Time of Hesitation
 The Daguerreotype
John G. Neihardt.  The Poet’s Town
 When I Have Gone Weird Ways
Grace Fallow Norton.  Little Gray Songs from St. Joseph’s
John Myers O’Hara.  Golden Pulse
 A Faun in Wall Street
Shaemas O Sheel.  He Whom a Dream Hath Possessed
 They Went Forth to Battle, but They Always Fell
Josephine Preston Peabody.  The Nightingale Unheard
 The House and the Road
 The Cloud
Lizette Woodworth Reese.  That Day You Came
 Love Came Back at Fall o’ Dew
 A Rhyme of Death’s Inn
Cale Young Rice.  When the Wind Is Low
 The Mystic
James Whitcomb Riley.  The Rival
 A Parting Guest
Charles G. D. Roberts.  Grey Rocks and Greyer Sea
 The Recessional
Edwin Arlington Robinson.  The Master
 Miniver Cheevy
Robert Cameron Rogers.  The Rosary
Morris Rosenfeld.  I Know Not Why
George Santayana.  “As in the Midst of Battle There Is Room
 “We Needs Must Be Divided in the Tomb
 “I Would I Might Forget That I Am I
Robert Haven Schauffler.  “Scum o’ the Earth
Clinton Scollard.  Bag-Pipes at Sea
 As I Came Down from Lebanon
 To William Sharp
Frank Dempster Sherman.  Bacchus
 Love’s Springtide
George Sterling.  The Black Vulture
 The Dust Dethroned
 The Ashes in the Sea
Trumbull Stickney.  Be Still. The Hanging Gardens Were a Dream
 Live Blindly
Mildred McNeal Sweeney.  Chavez
 The Poet
Sara Teasdale.  Sappho
 I Shall Not Care
 Four Winds
Edith M. Thomas.  The Inverted Torch
 “Frost To-Night
 Winter Sleep
Ridgely Torrence.  Evensong
 The Lesser Children
Charles Hanson Towne.  Love’s Ritual
 The Quiet Singer
Louis Untermeyer.  Mockery
 Only of Thee and Me
Arthur Upson.  Euchenor Chorus
 Agamede’s Song
 Ex Libris
 After a Dolmetsch Concert
George Sylvester Viereck.  The Buried City
 The Candle and the Flame
Robert Gilbert Welsh.  Azrael
Edward J. Wheeler.  Night’s Mardi Gras
John Hall Wheelock.  Life
 Love Knocks at the Door
Florence Wilkinson.  The Heart’s Country
 The Fugitives
 A Memorial Tablet
George Edward Woodberry.  At Gibraltar
 The Secret