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Selected Poetry of E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

O! pathless world of seeming!
O! pathless life of mine whose deep ideal
Is more my own than ever was the real.
For others Fame
And Love's red flame,
And yellow gold : I only claim
The shadows and the dreaming.
        (Shadow River: Muskoka, 36-42)
  1. Brier: Good Friday
  2. Flint and Feather
  3. The Pilot of the Plains
  4. Shadow River: Muskoka
  5. The Song my Paddle Sings

Biographical information

Given name: E. Pauline
Family name: Johnson
Birth date: 1861
Death date: 1913