Henry Austin Dobson

(18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921 / Plymouth)

Henry Austin Dobson Poems

21. The Ballad[e] Of Imitation 4/14/2010
22. Rose Leaves 4/14/2010
23. Rondeau 4/14/2010
24. On The Hurry Of This Time 4/14/2010
25. On The Future Of Poetry 4/14/2010
26. On A Nankin Plate 4/14/2010
27. On a Fan That Belonged to the Marquise de Pompadour 4/14/2010
28. O Fons Bandusae 4/14/2010
29. My Little Boy That Died 4/14/2010
30. More Poets Yet! 4/14/2010
31. Knickerbocker 4/14/2010
32. Incognita 3/16/2003
33. In After Days 1/4/2003
34. For A Copy Of Theocritus 4/14/2010
35. Fame Is A Food That Dead Men Eat 4/14/2010
36. Before Sedan 4/14/2010
37. Ballad Of The Armada 4/14/2010
38. Ars Victrix 4/14/2010
39. An Epistle To An Editor 1/18/2012
40. A Welcome From The 'Johnson Club' 1/18/2012

Incognita

Just for a space I met her –
Just for a day in the train!
It began when she feared it would wet her,
That tiniest spurtle of rain:
So we tucked a great rug in the sashes,
And carefully padded the pane;
And I sorrow in sackcloth and ashes,
Longing to do it again!

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