A FAMILY HISTORY, BY BERNARD TOLL, ~1979

FOREWORD Written Note: Fetter Velvel should be Fetter Arril The principal object I had in putting these words to paper was to afford my progeny and their descendants a factual account, so far as I can remember, of the background and forebears of those who shaped our lives and our heritage. It should, as well, […]

Poetry by Bernard Toll, 1935 to 1991

Editor’s Note: The first five poems below appear in the Winter 1935 edition of Golden Verse, whose associate editor was Bernard Toll I MUSED BENEATH AN APPLE TREE I mused beneath an apple tree Of all that trees and men must know– The grass that grows upon the lea. And musing thus, unknowingly, An apple […]