Rutherford, Margaret. “When Anna Sang.” 1934. An Anthology of Y. C. Verse: A Volume of Selections from the Verse Contributed by the Young Co-Operators and Published in the Western Producer from 1932-1936. [Saskatoon, SK]: [Western Producer], 1937. 33.

Margaret M. Rutherford was chosen as the Young Co-operators’ Club Poet Laureate for the 1934-1935 season.

When Anna Sang

When Anna sang the branches stirred
Across the disc of the full moon,
And thrilling sang a silver bird
Outpouring all his heart in tune,
And when her song had died away
Still visions lingered; echoes rang,
Though ’twas December, it seemed May
When Anna sang.