Lucy Larcom Quote: “From the first opening of our…”

From the first opening of our eyes, it is the light that attracts us. We clutch aimlessly with our baby fingers at the gossamer-motes in the sunbeam, and we die reaching out after an ineffable blending of earthly and heavenly beauty which we shall never fully comprehend.

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Name: Lucy Larcom
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: March 5, 1824
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