Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox is a well-known American author who is also remembered for her poetry. The latter was what made her name due to her broad popularity with the public. Her pieces were upbeat and optimistic. She also wrote an autobiography published in 1918. Read more about Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

Artist’s Life

‘Artist’s Life’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes the personal and emotional connection a speaker has to Strauss’ composition, Artist’s Life. 

Bleak Weather

‘Bleak Weather’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes the coming of winter and how the newly “bleak” days might impact a relationship. 

I Love You

‘I Love You’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes the passionate, warm, and youthful love that exists between a speaker and her intended listener. 

Love’s Language

‘Love’s Language’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes how Love speaks through the emotions, actions and inactions of soon to be, or already established, lovers

Solitude

‘Solitude’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes the connection between one’s outlook on life and the friends and community one attracts. 

The Word

‘The Word’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox describes the ways in which words can be interpreted and the importance of speaking directly from the heart. 

The Year

‘The Year’ by Ella Wheeler Wilcox is a six stanza poem that is divided into sets of two lines, also known as couplets. She goes on in the second half of the poem to list out additional parts of life in order to show their connection and simultaneous presence.

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