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Duncan Campbell Scott

(2 August 1862 – 19 December 1947 / Ottawa, Ontario)

Poems of Duncan Campbell Scott

21. From Beyond 4/19/2010
22. From 'Lines In Memory Of Edmund Morris' 4/19/2010
23. From Shadow 1/3/2003
24. Frost Magic 4/19/2010
25. Improvisation On An Old Song 4/19/2010
26. In Snow-Time 4/19/2010
27. Life And Death 4/19/2010
28. Lines In Memory Of Edmund Morris 4/19/2010
29. Madonna With Two Angels 4/19/2010
30. Meditation At Perugia 4/19/2010
31. Mid-August 4/19/2010
32. Mist And Frost 4/19/2010
33. New Year's Night, 1916 4/19/2010
34. Night 4/19/2010
35. Night Burial In The Forest 4/19/2010
36. Night Hymns on Lake Nipigon 1/3/2003
37. O Turn Once More 4/19/2010
38. Ode for the Keats Centenary 1/3/2003
39. Off Riviere Du Loup 4/19/2010
40. Permanence 1/3/2003

Permanence

Set within a desert lone,
Circled by an arid sea,
Stands a figure carved in stone,
Where a fountain used to be.

Two abraded, pleading hands
Held below a shapeless mouth,
Human-like the fragment stands,
Tortured by perpetual drouth.

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