Treasure Island

John Masefield

(1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967 / Herefordshire / England)

Poems of John Masefield

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21. Night Is On The Downland 1/3/2003
22. On Eastnor Knoll 12/31/2002
23. On Growing Old 12/31/2002
24. One of the Bo'sun's Yarns 4/3/2010
25. Reynard the Fox - Part 1 4/3/2010
26. Reynard The Fox - Part 2 4/3/2010
27. Roadways 12/31/2002
28. Sea Change 1/3/2003
29. Sea Fever 12/31/2002
30. Seven Poems 4/3/2010
31. Sonnet 12/31/2002
32. Sonnet II 4/3/2010
33. Tewkesbury Road 12/31/2002
34. The Everlasting Mercy 1/3/2003
35. The Golden City of St. Mary 4/3/2010
36. The Island of Skyros 1/3/2003
37. The Lemmings 4/3/2010
38. The Passing Strange 1/3/2003
39. The Seekers 12/31/2002
40. The Tarry Buccaneer 4/3/2010

Tewkesbury Road

IT is good to be out on the road, and going one knows not where,
Going through meadow and village, one knows not whither or why;
Through the grey light drift of the dust, in the keen cool rush of the air,
Under the flying white clouds, and the broad blue lift of the sky.

And to halt at the chattering brook, in a tall green fern at the brink
Where the harebell grows, and the gorse, and the foxgloves purple and white;
Where the shifty-eyed delicate deer troop down to the brook to dri

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