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Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

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Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr.

Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr. was born on September 2, 1895, in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of The Band of Gideon (Cornhill Publishing Company, 1918). He died on February 3, 1919.


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As I lie in bed,
Flat on my back;
There passes across my ceiling
An endless panorama of things—
Quick steps of gay-voiced children,
Adolescence in its wondering silences,
Maid and man on moonlit summer’s eve,
Women in the holy glow of Motherhood,
Old men gazing silently thru