Lyrics of the Hearthside

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Over the Hills

Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1913
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Dunbar, P.L. (1913). The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.5
  • Word Count: 58
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: dreams, life
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Over the hills and the valleys of dreaming
Slowly I take my way.
Life is the night with its dream–visions teeming,
Death is the waking at day.

Down thro’ the dales and the bowers of loving,
Singing, I roam afar.
Daytime or night–time, I constantly roving,—
Dearest one, thou art my star.