Source: American Printer
Source type: journal
Document type: poem
Document title: “William McKinley”
Author(s): Willis, Nathaniel Parker
Date of publication: October 1901
Volume number: 33
Issue number: 2
|Willis, Nathaniel Parker. “William McKinley.” American Printer Oct. 1901 v33n2: p. 133.|
|William McKinley (mourning: poetry); William McKinley (death: poetry).|
B N , O , J 29, 1843. D H
A B , N Y , S 14, 1901.
Let us weep in our darkness—but weep not for him!
Not for him—who, departing, leaves millions in tears!
Not for him—who has died, full of honor and years.
Not for him—who ascended Fame’s ladder so high;
From the round at the top he has stepped to the sky.