Robert Laurence Binyon

(1869-1943 / England)

A Winter Song - Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon

Now December darkens
Over Autumn dead.
The frozen earth now hearkens
For the last leaf to be shed.
Above gray grass the branches bare
Melt, faint ghosts, in misty air,
Like despair.

O the nearer, deeper
In my heart, remembering
My Love's kiss and how her eyes
Blessed me like enchanted skies,
Is the joy that with the spring
Shall waken Earth the sleeper.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010



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