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Poem Title:  To My Father

Poem Category:  Fathers/ Fathers Day Poems

Poet:  Sarah Orne Jewett

Poet Biography: 
Sarah Orne Jewett( 1849-1909) was an American poet whose poems concentrated on New England



Poem: 
When in the quiet house I sat alone,
Sometimes I heard your footfall drawing near;
And with a thrill of gladness open wide
I flung my door to bid you welcome, dear.
Sometimes you did not even speak to me,
But left me quickly when our eyes had met
And you had kissed me


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