Monthly Archives: October 2016

Oh!

When the winds with sleet-wings blow You sit, and yet you go. Fleet o’er keys your fingers, oh! Advertisements

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Recital

You read poems of love to me, Though I was not there. Round the bend, in ecstasy!

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Wish

Upon the cold windowpane You press your soft lips. I wish I were slanting rain.

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Devout

The trees are bare, all trees, all where; The rocks with mist do glisten. Yet harsh is sweet and silence shouts Through lovers true there smitten. Her lips are cold and his seem old, So icy is the weather; Yet … Continue reading

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A Whole Man

What is a whole man? In Ancient Greece it was the man who could run fast, throw a javelin far, wrestle with power and dexterity, sail a boat, write a good poem, lead troops into battle, and give a persuasive … Continue reading

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The Hug

Oh, you had hugged me once, and then I walked as glad-sad light-foot men, With eyes of burning tears. For I knew “It won’t come again Though I’m now lit for years.”

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Woe is Me

Not weary with the cars of day, Not worn with any woes, I stand within the sun’s last ray And wait the winter snows. And while I wait I think of she Who wore no winter clothes, But leaped half-naked … Continue reading

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