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Poem – On The Number Three

Beauty rests not in one fix’d Place, But seems to reign in every Face; ‘Tis nothing sure, but Fancy then, In various Forms bewitching Men; Or is it Shape and Colour fram’d, Proportion just, and woman nam’d? If Fancy only … Continue reading

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Poem – 51 Psalm

Look mercyfully down O Lord & wash us from our sinn Cleanse us from wicked deeds without from wicked thoughts within Lord I Confess my many sinns that I against thee doe Each minute they’re before my face & wound … Continue reading

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Poem – On Content

Grant heav’n that I may chuse my bliss If you design me worldly Happiness Tis not Honour thats but air Glory has but fancied light Fame as oft speak’s false as right Riches have wings & ever dwell with care … Continue reading

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Poem – Health, An Eclogue

Now early Shepherds o’er the Meadow pass, And print long Foot-steps in the glittering Grass; The Cows neglectful of their Pasture stand, By turns obsequious to the Milker’s Hand. When Damon softly trod the shaven Lawn, Damon a Youth from … Continue reading

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Where Without Whom – Octavio Paz

There is not A single soul among the trees And I Don’t know where I’ve gone.  

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Poem – Jerusalem Delivered – Book 01 – Part 01

THE ARGUMENT. God sends his angel to Tortosa down, Godfrey unites the Christian Peers and Knights; And all the Lords and Princes of renown Choose him their Duke, to rule the wares and fights. He mustereth all his host, whose … Continue reading

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Poem – Autumn Interlude

I said goodbye to the bees last Friday week, To blooms, and to things like these, for Winter bleak Was shouting loud from the hills, and flinging high His gossamer net that fills frail Autumn’s sky. So I said goodbye … Continue reading

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Posted in Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis [C. J. Dennis] (7 September 1876 - 22 June 1938 / Auburn, South Australia) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment