Treasure Island

Gerald Gould

(1885 - 1936 / Norwich, England)


  • ''For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it,
    And do it for the pleasure.''
    Gerald Gould (1885-1936), British poet. Collected Poems, sonnet 21 (1929).
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Fallen Cities

I gathered with a careless hand,
There where the waters night and day
Are languid in the idle bay,
A little heap of golden sand;
And, as I saw it, in my sight
Awoke a vision brief and bright,
A city in a pleasant land.

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