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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The words of American poet and author, Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 — 1919) are widely known around the world, even by people that have never heard her name:

Those are the opening lines are from her most famous poem, Solitude , published in the February 25, 1883 issue of The New York Sun .


  • Friendship After Love
  • Individuality
  • Solitude
  • The Common Lot