Norman Rowland Gale
Norman Rowland Gale Poems
- Old Letters Last night some yellow letters fell From out a ...
- The Ballade Of The Glutton I'm greedy by nature, and often in...
- Bartholomew Bartholomew is very sweet, From sandy hair to ...
- Golf Steals Our Youth Have you seen the golfers airy ...
- My Country Love If you passed her in your city You would ...
- The Decimal Point When first sent to School (now the Station ...
- Cricket On The Hearth When red-nosed Winter takes the road, ...
Norman Rowland Gale (4 March 1862 – 7 October 1942) was a poet, story-teller and reviewer, who published many books over a period of nearly fifty years.
His best-known poem is probably The Country Faith, which is in the Oxford Book of English Verse. more »
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Last night some yellow letters fell
From out a scrip I found by chance;
Among them was the silent ghost,
The spirit of my first romance:
And in a faint blue envelope
A withered rose long lost to dew
Bore witness to the dashing days
When love was large and wits were few.
Yet standing there all worn and grey
The teardrops quivered in my eyes
To think of Youth's unshaken front,
The forehead lifted to the skies;
How rough a hill my eager feet
Flung backward when upon its crest
I saw the flutter of the lace
The wind awoke on Helen's ...