Found another public domain anthology in the LAPL: American Lyrics, co edited by U. of Chicago Chaucerian Edith Rickerts and Jessie Paton.
Sonnets from the series relating to Edgar Allen Poe by Sarah Helen Whitman, or Sarah Helen Power Whitman, a transcendentalist poet briefly engaged to Poe (it would have been her second marriage). She published while married to her first husband under the name Helen.
She write a great deal about Poe before and after his death, as well as to Poe. He wrote two poems called "To Helen":
A link to one of her poems
Elizabeth Clementine Kinney
began writing before she was married; second marriage to a newspaper publisher & minister, in Italy, became a friend of the Brownings
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Amelia B. Welby
She began in 1837 to contribute poems to the Louisville "Journal," under the name of "Amelia," by which she gained some reputation. They were highly praised by George D. Prentice, Rufus W. Griswold, Edgar A Poe, and other critics.
The lyrics to the Battle Hymn of the Republic by Julia Ward Howe
[there are strikingly many song lyrics in this collection and in many pre-modern poetry anthologies!]
Alice Cary, a poem about a spinster, "The Blackbird"
her sister Pheobe Cary, "Happy Women"
books online (published both women):
"Their work attracted the favorable notice of Edgar Allan Poe..." PAL
Anne Whitney, three poems, including the rather long lyric, "Hymn to the Sea" "Night's violet star / Shone red..." -- more well known for her sculpted busts of "famous people"
Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr, "To A Late-Comer"
Helen Hunt Jackson
Mary Ashley Townsend, "Embryo" (poem as one)
Harriet McEwen Kimball, wrote hymns
reminds me I have that Hymnal project
Louise Chandler Moulton "If There were Dreams to Sell" odd wish
yet another publisher wife
Celia Thaxter "the most widely published" poetess
Mary Lydia Bolles Branch, an editor
"The Petrified Fern"
"In a valley, centuries ago...
Monster fishes swam..."
Edith M. Thomas "The Grasshopper" "The Vesper Sparrow"
Ella Wheller Wilcox
Alice Brown, better known as a travel and short story writer
Sarah Pratt McLean Green "Da Sheepfol'" in, uh, dialect
a lesson to chnge names in nonfiction again -- should it be done?
Katharine Lee Bates, wrote america the neatuiful, this is an occasional thanksgiving poem
Helen Gray Cone, represented by a poem wishing puritan girls would ignore advice to consider vanity
Louise Imogen Guiney
Sophie Jewett, she published initially under the pen name Ellen Burroughs
wrote religious stories for children:
Anne Reeve Aldrich, wrote religious poetry -- a scattering of poems online; apparently SONGS ABOUT LIVE, LOVE AND DEATH isn't online yet.
Lizette Woodworth Reese
Marion Pelton Guild
another Eliz. B Browning fan
Florence Wilkinson, "As a Little Child" "The Supreme Forgiveness" apparently not the ones online yet
Helen Hay Whitney --poet, apparently the foundation started by her granddaughter -- several poems from her book HERBS AND APPLES
Josephine Preston Peabody Marks
"she read and wrote constantly"
the one act based on Shakespeare's sonnets sounds interesting
she is represented here y several poems, including the long poems "The Singing Man: An Ode of the Portion of Labor"
Martha Gilbert Dickinson-Bianchi
_Books by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi_
THE KISS OF APOLLO
GABRIELLE AND OTHER POEMS.
THE SIN OF ANGELS: A Novel
A COSSACK LOVER: A Novel
THE CUCKOO'S NEST: A Novel
A MODERN PROMETHEUS: A Novel of Italy. With a frontispiece << a rewrite of Frankenstein???
RUSSIAN LYRICS (translations)
Abbie Farwell Brown
twi children's books:
see also Alice Brown in same Crnell periodical index:
Anna Hempstead Branch
I chose a fun "space poems" link, doesn't have "Song of the Wandering Dust" on it though
"Bosomed with the ribboned kelp! Hist!" (why not "Help!"?)
Bertha Frances Gordon
can't find anything w/ a cursory search; a suicide meditation that ends with a suicide!
SONG AT THE BRINK OF DEATH
Before I leap and lose myself below,
give me one monent's look beyond the brink.
Theodosia Garrison "The Green Inn"
wrote several books in the public domain now, not one online!
The introduction to this book is fantastic; maybe I'll scan it. Someday...