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For the Journal of Christian Science.

WISH AND ITEM

From the April 1884 issue of The Christian Science Journal

This poem was later republished in Poems: Po. 38


I wish the heart that's hungry      For better things in store, Would find within its portals      An item on the floor. That melancholy mortals      Could count their mercies o'er, And ask of truth and wisdom      One little item more.