Frances Darwin Cornford

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

Frances Darwin Cornford Poems

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

The Guitarist Tunes Up

With what attentive courtesy he bent
Over his instrument;
Not as a lordly conquerer who could
Command both wire and wood,
But as a man with a loved woman might,
Inquiring with delight
What slight essential things she had to say
Before they started, he and she, to play.

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