Frances Darwin Cornford

(30 March 1886 - 19 August 1960 / Cambridge, England)

Poems of Frances Darwin Cornford

1. A Recollection 4/15/2010
2. Autumn Evening 5/10/2011
3. Autumn Morning at Cambridge 5/10/2011
4. Feri's Dream 4/15/2010
5. In France 5/10/2011
6. On Rupert Brooke 1/1/2004
7. Pre-Existence 4/15/2010
8. Rhyme For A Phonetician 4/15/2010
9. The Coast: Norfolk 5/10/2011
10. The Guitarist Tunes Up 5/6/2005
11. The New-born Baby's Song 5/10/2011
12. The Old Witch in the Copse 5/10/2011
13. The Ragwort 5/10/2011
14. The Watch 5/10/2011
15. To a Lady Seen From the Train 4/15/2010

Pre-Existence

I laid me down upon the shore
And dreamed a little space;
I heard the great waves break and roar;
The sun was on my face.

My idle hands and fingers brown
Played with the pebbles grey;
The waves came up, the waves went down,
Most thundering and gay.

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