Shorter Works

Shorter Works: 1916

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1916, the year she published The Watchman and Other Poems. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Overview

Poems (5)

Forever | The Sea to the Shore | The Poet | The Mother | To One Hated

Miscellaneous Pieces (5)

What Are the Greatest Books in the English Language? (round table)

What Are the Greatest Books in the English Language? (round table)

Bookseller and Stationer (Toronto), January 1916, 31–32. Scrapbook of Reviews, 88 (Montgomery’s letter only).

Synopsis

Montgomery’s contribution to this round table appears alongside those of five fellow Canadian authors who enjoyed considerable popularity at this time: Arthur Stringer (1874–1950), Stephen Leacock (1869–1944), Agnes C. Laut (1871–1936), Emily Murphy (1868–1933), and Robert J.C. Stead (1880–1959).

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 151–53 (excerpts).

Forever (poem)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), August 1916, 315.

First line: “With you I shall always be.”

Revised

The Watchman and Other Poems, 157 (expanded version).

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 93 (expanded version).

The Sea to the Shore (poem)

The Watchman and Other Poems, 37–38.

First line: “Lo, I have loved thee long, long have I yearned and entreated!”

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 71.

The Poet (poem)

The Watchman and Other Poems, 148–49.

First line: “There was strength in him and the weak won freely from it.”

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 99.

The Mother (poem)

The Watchman and Other Poems, 150–51.

First line: “Here I lean over you, small son, sleeping.”

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 43–44.

To One Hated (poem)

The Watchman and Other Poems, 152.

First line: “Had it been when I came to the valley where the paths parted asunder.”

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 94.

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