Harold Monro

(14 March 1879 - 16 March 1932 / Brussels)

Harold Monro Poems

1. Milk For The Cat 4/21/2010
2. Overheard On A Salmarsh 4/21/2010
3. Solitude 4/21/2010
4. Child Of Dawn 1/1/2004
5. The Bird At Dawn 4/21/2010
6. The Rebellious Vine 4/21/2010
7. Real Property 4/21/2010
8. Youth In Arms 4/21/2010
9. Great City 4/21/2010
10. Thistledown 4/21/2010
11. Dog 4/21/2010
12. Two Poems: (Numbers I And X In 'strange Meetings.') 4/21/2010
13. Children Of Love 4/21/2010
14. Every Thing 4/21/2010
15. The Nightingale Near The House 4/21/2010
16. Lake Leman 1/1/2004
17. Man Carrying Bale 4/21/2010
18. Gravikty 4/21/2010
19. Unknown Country 4/21/2010
20. Week-End 4/21/2010
21. Living 4/23/2012
22. The Silent Pool 4/23/2012
23. Suburb 4/23/2012
24. Midnight Lamentation 4/23/2012
25. Goldfish 4/21/2010
26. London Interior 4/23/2012
Best Poem of Harold Monro

Milk For The Cat

When the tea is brought at five o'clock,
And all the neat curtains are drawn with care,
The little black cat with bright green eyes
Is suddenly purring there.

At first she pretends, having nothing to do,
She has come in merely to blink by the grate,
But, though tea may be late or the milk may be
She is never late.

And presently her agate eyes
Take a soft large milky haze,
And her independent casual glance
Becomes a stiff, hard gaze.

Then she stamps her claws or lifts her ears,
Or twists her tail and begins to stir,
Till suddenly ...

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Every Thing

Since man has been articulate,
Mechanical, improvidently wise,
(Servant of Fate),
He has not understood the little cries
And foreign conversations of the small
Delightful creatures that have followed him
Not far behind;
Has failed to hear the sympathetic call
Of Crockery and Cutlery, those kind

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