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Alice Meynell

(22 September 1847 - 27 November 1922 / London)

Poems of Alice Meynell

1. A Letter from a Girl to Her Own Old Age 1/3/2003
2. A Poet of One Mood 1/3/2003
3. A Song of Derivations 1/3/2003
4. After Parting 1/3/2003
5. An Unmarked Festival 1/3/2003
6. At Night 1/3/2003
7. Builders of Ruins 1/3/2003
8. Cradle-Song at Twilight 1/3/2003
9. In Autumn 1/3/2003
10. In Early Spring 1/3/2003
11. In February 1/3/2003
12. Maternity 1/3/2003
13. My heart shall be thy garden 1/3/2003
14. Parted 1/3/2003
15. Renouncement 1/3/2003
16. Singers to Come 1/3/2003
17. Summer in England, 1914 1/3/2003
18. The Lady of the Lambs 1/3/2003
19. The Return to Nature. 1/1/2004
20. The Shepherdess 1/3/2003

Maternity

One wept whose only child was dead,
New-born, ten years ago.
"Weep not; he is in bliss," they said.
She answered, "Even so,

"Ten years ago was born in pain
A child, not now forlorn.
But oh, ten years ago, in vain,
A mother, a mother was born."

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