Poems »

Arthur Macy was a Nantucket boy of Quaker extraction. His name alone is evidence of this, for it is safe to say that a Macy, wherever found in the United States, is descended from that sturdy old Quaker who was one of those who bought Nantucket from the Indians, paid them fairly for it, treated them with justice, and lived on friendly terms with them. Early in the war Macy enlisted in Company B, 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was twice wounded on the first day at Gettysburg, and managed to crawl into the town and get as far as the steps of the Court House, which was fast filling with wounded from both sides. He was on duty later at the Naval Academy Hospital in Annapolis.Few of those who sought Arthur Macy for business information ever suspected that they were talking to a poet and man of letters.

(0 fans)

List of poems by Arthur Macy 10 total

A Bit Of Color
 15 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
At Twilight Time
 14 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
All On A Golden Summer Day
 11 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
A Valentine [From A Very Little Boy To A Very Little Girl]
 9 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
At Marliave's
 7 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
Dainty Little Love
 7 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
Bon Voyage
 6 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
Constancy
 2 Views
added 2 years ago
Rate it
A Ballade Of Montaigne
 1 View
added 2 years ago
Rate it
A Poet's Lesson
 1 View
added 2 years ago
Rate it

Share your thoughts on Arthur Macy's poems with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poet to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Arthur Macy" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 19 Aug. 2022. <https://www.poetry.com/poet/Arthur+Macy>.

    Missing a poem of Arthur Macy?

    Know another great poem from Arthur Macy? Don't keep it to yourself!

    August 2022

    Poetry Contest

    Enter our monthly contest for the chance to win cash prizes and gain recognition for your talent.
    12
    days
    6
    hours
    33
    minutes

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    Who wrote the poem "A Fairy Song"?
    • A. Geoffrey Chaucer
    • B. Emily Dickinson
    • C. William Shakespeare
    • D. William Blake