Cicely Fox Smith

(1 February 1882 – 8 April 1954 / Lymm, Cheshire)

Cicely Fox Smith Poems

1. A Castle In Spain 8/30/2010
2. A Cavalry Soldier 8/30/2010
3. A Channel Rhyme 8/30/2010
4. A Complaint 8/30/2010
5. A Declaration Of War 8/30/2010
6. A Dog's Life 8/30/2010
7. A Farewell (1904) 8/30/2010
8. A Lancashire Sunset 8/30/2010
9. A Lift By The Way 8/30/2010
10. A Message 8/30/2010
11. A Mighty Hunter Before The Lord 8/30/2010
12. A Norseman 8/30/2010
13. A North Country Hound (Old Style) 8/30/2010
14. A Parting 8/30/2010
15. A Place Of Dreams 8/30/2010
16. A Port Forsaken 8/30/2010
17. A Question 8/30/2010
18. A Saint Of Cornwall 8/30/2010
19. A Sea Burthen 8/30/2010
20. A Ballad Of Old And New 8/28/2010
21. A Ballad Of The Time 8/28/2010
22. A Job O' Work 8/30/2010
23. A Lament 8/30/2010
24. A Song Of The Day 8/30/2010
25. A Song Of The Open 8/30/2010
26. A Stave At Parting 8/30/2010
27. A Wool Fleet Chorus 8/30/2010
28. A Worshipper 8/30/2010
29. A Yarn Of Dan's 8/30/2010
30. Admiral Dugout 8/30/2010
31. Afoot 8/30/2010
32. After Dark 8/30/2010
33. After Preston Fight 8/30/2010
34. After The Storm 8/30/2010
35. Afterglow 8/30/2010
36. Age (Millwall Dock) 8/30/2010
37. A Seaside Church 8/30/2010
38. All Sorts 8/30/2010
39. An Angel Unawares 8/30/2010
40. An Ocean Tramp 8/30/2010
Best Poem of Cicely Fox Smith

The Silent Navy

Oh, it is not in the papers and we cannot always know
Where to find the Silent Service whose address is 'G.P.O.'
And to-day you can't be certain where to-morrow it will be
Which yesterday was 'somewhere' and the day before 'at sea.'

You will find the Silent Navy under every star that shines;
It may be hunting submarines, it may be sweeping mines;
From Cocos Isle to Dogger Bank, the Falklands to the Bight,
You will find the Silent Navy when it gets a chance to fight.

You'll find it in the wintry seas, making heavy weather,
When the wind and the waves are ...

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A Castle In Spain

On a hill-top brown it stands:
One side, open tablelands
Stretch to meet the sky:
On the other, winding dales,
Prospects fair of hills and vales
All unfolded lie.

And within are colonnades;
Cool, dim aisles whose groin'd roof shades

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