ONE spot of green, watered by hidden streams,"To the Muse" by Florence Earle Coates. Published as "Poetry" in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine (March 1897) and Poems (1898); as "To the Muse" in Poems (1916) Volume II.
Makes summer in the desert where it gleams;
And mortals, gazing on thy heavenly face,
Forget the woes of earth, and share thy dreams!
Originally published as "Poetry." Below as inscribed in an 1898 copy of Poems to
Mrs. Charles F. Weber,
with the cordial regard of
Florence Earle Coates
along with the following autograph verse: