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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps.  A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes.  1891.
Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV., 1861–1889
 
Ashes of Roses
By Elaine Goodale Eastman (1863–1953)
 
[Born in Mount Washington, Berkshire Co., Mass., 1863. Died in Hadley, Mass., 1953. Apple-Blossoms: Verses of Two Children. 1878.—All Round the Year. 1881.—Uncollected Poems. 1881–88.]

SOFT on the sunset sky
  Bright daylight closes,
Leaving, when light doth die,
Pale hues that mingling lie,—
  Ashes of roses.        5
 
When Love’s warm sun is set,
  Love’s brightness closes;
Eyes with hot tears are wet,
In hearts there linger yet
  Ashes of roses.        10
 
 
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