Poetry Collection: What Rules The World by William Ross Wallace

Burritt Museum - Small Cabin ca 1850

A Mother’s Influence

What Rules The World
They say a man is mighty,
He governs land and sea,
He wields a mighty scepter
O’er lesser powers that be;
But a mightier power and stronger
Man from his throne has hurled,
For the hand that rocks the cradle
Is the hand that rules the world

William Ross Wallace, 1865

William Ross Wallace was an American poet with Scottish ancestry.  Read more about him on Wikipedia.


Copyright 2012 Kathryn Depew


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