John Masefield (1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967 / Herefordshire / England)
Poems of John Masefield
|42.||The West Wind||12/31/2002|
|43.||The Wild Duck||4/3/2010|
|44.||The Yarn of the Loch Achray||12/31/2002|
On Eastnor Knoll
SILENT are the woods, and the dim green boughs are
Hushed in the twilight: yonder, in the path through
The apple orchard, is a tired plough-boy
Calling the cows home.
A bright white star blinks, the pale moon rounds, but
Still the red, lurid wreckage of the sunset
Smoulders in smoky fire, and burns on
The misty hill-tops.