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Peace Or Poverty – Sonali Shah

Their skin soaks up the heat Leaving it as black as the midnight sky, Their eyes wide, white, pleading Begging to the passersby. They litter the street Half naked bodies, Red and colouring their feet Searching for a entrance A … Continue reading

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Winter – Walter de la Mare

Clouded with snow The cold winds blow, And shrill on leafless bough The robin with its burning breast Alone sings now. The rayless sun, Day’s journey done, Sheds its last ebbing light On fields in leagues of beauty spread Unearthly … Continue reading

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Suicide In The Trenches – Siegfried Sassoon

I knew a simple soldier boy Who grinned at life in empty joy, Slept soundly through the lonesome dark, And whistled early with the lark. In winter trenches, cowed and glum, With crumps and lice and lack of rum, He … Continue reading

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Poem – The Objection To Being Stepped On

At the end of the row I stepped on the toe Of an unemployed hoe. It rose in offense And struck me a blow In the seat of my sense. It wasn’t to blame But I called it a name. … Continue reading

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Poem – Mending Wall

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. The work of hunters is another thing: I have come … 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 – 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