Monthly Archives: October 2013

Night Scenes, Joanna Baillie

Befitting the season, here is a dramatic, ghostly poem from Scottish poet and playwright,
Joanna Baillie. It was originally published in her collection, Poems, from 1790.

Engraving of Joanna Baillie by H. Robinson after a portrait by Sir William Newton

Engraving of Joanna Baillie by H. Robinson after a portrait by Sir William Newton

NIGHT SCENES OF OTHER TIMES
A Poem in Three Parts by Joanna Baillie

PART I

“The wild winds bellow o’er my head,
And spent eve’s fading light;
Where shall I find some friendly shed
To screen me from…

 

 

 

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