Lawrence Frankpitt Fearby
Lawrence Frankpitt Fearby Poems
- The Great Unknown Opinions of the ultimate Of death ...
- War Oh! Could I but the powers that be Persuade to listen...
- Music Immortal music's glorious theme All other joys how ...
- Mother Would God but guide this wayward pen? Or lift me ...
- Equality If everyone could tempted be, The rich, the poor...
- Libya (On Libya's Sand) From England to the muddy Nile ...
- Prayer Ye powers attribute to prayer Rebuke the smiling, ...
Lawrence was born on June 23rd 1918, the son of Lawrence Fearby (b.1888) and Minnie (nee Frankpitt) (b.1888) . When Lawrence Frankpitt Fearby was 1 year, his paternal grandfather, a railway worker became Mayor of Castle Morpeth. Lawrence was a voracious reader and musician. He was especially keen on classical music and had been acquainted with Sir Thomas Beecham. Another major interest was ... more »
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The Great Unknown
Opinions of the ultimate
Of death th'eternal second state
Are varied as the colours fair
In rainbows and just so much air!
Some say of earth's delights drink deep
For death precedes eternal sleep
Will Omar Khayyam hold the view,
‘Tis immaterial what we do?
Can man who laid in wooden frame
‘Neath stoney slab that bears his name
Reap benefits from worldly gain
Know aught of earthly bliss or pain?
I've heard it said we but adjourn
That deaths prelude a further turn