Shorter Works

Shorter Works: 1897

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1897. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Overview

Poems (2)

The Gable Window | If Love Should Come

The Gable Window (poem)

The Ladies’ Journal (Toronto), [April 1897]. Scrapbook 7.

First line: “It opened on a world of wonder.”

Collected

The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe (Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987), 81–82.

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 5–6.

Note

In July 2017, “The Gable Window” was selected by Project Bookmark Canada, an organization that celebrates Canadian literature, by commemorating the locations in which stories and poems are set, for the first bookmark in Prince Edward Island, with an unveiling at the location of Montgomery’s Cavendish home, where she was raised by her maternal grandparents, on 24 June 2018.

If Love Should Come (poem)

Munsey’s Magazine (New York), December 1897, 369. Scrapbook 2.

First Line: “If love should come.”

Reprinted

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

Nashville American, 28 July 1901, 24.

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

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

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

Collected

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

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

Cite This Page

“Shorter Works: 1897.” L.M. Montgomery Online, https://lmmonline.org/shorter-works/shorter-works-1897/.