Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems by Henry Van Dyke

Henry Van Dyke Biography

Henry Jackson Van Dyke was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, to Henrietta Ashmead and Henry Jackson Van Dyke, a respected Presbyterian clergyman. Henry was influenced by his father’s role as minister, […]

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Mother Earth

By Henry Van Dyke Mother of all the high-strung poets and singers departed, Mother of all the grass that weaves over their graves the glory of the field, Mother of […]

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A Prayer for a Mother’s Birthday

By Henry Van Dyke Lord Jesus, Thou hast known A mother’s love and tender care: And Thou wilt hear, while for my own Mother most dear I make this birthday […]

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