|Oh, life is a beautiful, beautiful thing!
Where gay flowers bloom and glad birds
And streams flow ever in musical rhyme,
And the sun to the heavens each day doth climb,
And send his beams from his throne above___
Oh, life is abounding with joy and love!
__Gertrude Crumb Harman
Poems Of Sentiment
Colfax Burgoyne Harman
(Valley Falls, Kansas: Harman Publishing. 1905)