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Poem -A May Burden – Francis Thompson

Though meadow-ways as I did tread,  The corn grew in great lustihead,  And hey! the beeches burgeoned.  By Goddes fay, by Goddes fay!  It is the month, the jolly month,  It is the jolly month of May.  God ripe the … Continue reading

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Poem – All Fresh – Francis Thompson  

I do not need the skies’  Pomp, when I would be wise;  For pleasaunce nor to use  Heaven’s champaign when I muse.  One grass-blade in its veins  Wisdom’s whole flood contains;  Thereon my foundering mind  Odyssean fate can find.  O … Continue reading

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