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If Love Should Come

If Love Should Come is a poem that L.M. Montgomery published in the December 1897 issue of Munsey’s Magazine, a New York periodical, and that was reprinted in several newspapers in the years that followed. It also appears in The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery and in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921.

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If love should come


Montgomery, L.M. “If Love Should Come.” Munsey’s Magazine (New York), December 1897, 369.

Also in Shippensburg (PA) Chronicle, 10 March 1898, 3.

Also in Nashville American, 28 July 1901, 24.

Also in Augusta (GA) Chronicle, 31 July 1901, 3.

Also in St. Louis (MO) Republic, 13 October 1901, Comic Section, 2.

Also, unsigned, in Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, SC), 3 December 1902, 3.

Also in The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe, 93. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987.

Also in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 85.

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