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The Poet’s Thought

The Poet’s Thought is a poem that L.M. Montgomery published in the April 1909 issue of The Canadian Magazine, a Toronto periodical. The poem has been reprinted several times, most recently in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921.

First Line

It came to him in rainbow dreams


Montgomery, L.M. “The Poet’s Thought.” The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), April 1909, 511.

Also in The Watchman and Other Poems, 127.

Also in The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe, 153. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987.

Also in A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 9.

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