This work is based on the 1887 edition of Forest Runes, published by Forest and Stream, NY. The original work is in the public domain in the United States. This derivative work is solely the effort of Joseph Gray


I tried to follow the formatting of each poem as it appears in the original text. An exception to this is where a line of poetry was broken into two lines to fit the page margins. Also, when a poem spanned more than one page, I had to make a determination as to whether the text on the succeeding page began a new paragraph, or was part of the preceding paragraph. I hope I guessed correctly.

Some changes from the original publication have been made. These changes include: Some images have been recreated and/or cleaned up; Image placement is not exactly as in the original publication; Drop caps have been added; Other stylistic changes.

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