Geoffrey Hill

(18 June 1932 / Worcestershire)

In Memory Of Jane Fraser - Poem by Geoffrey Hill

When snow like sheep lay in the fold
And wind went begging at each door,
And the far hills were blue with cold,
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Comments about In Memory Of Jane Fraser by Geoffrey Hill

  • Bronze Star - 2,747 Points Anthony Di''anno (8/25/2014 3:53:00 AM)

    I thoroughly enjoyed the pace and rhyme. In my mind here is a Hanna Hauxwell. A woman alone upon a moor, hardy and resiliant. Locked away from the fickle ways of man. An eremite of sorts. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Saranyan Saranyan (2/8/2012 7:06:00 AM)

    wonderful and interesting... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Clark Shattuck (5/4/2009 4:40:00 PM)

    I agree with Neil Young, brilliant. But I wish there was some expository preface re: Jane Fraser. I'm assuming she was, among other things, a victim of poverty, not able to pay her utility bill? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 119 Points Neil Young (11/28/2008 4:21:00 AM)

    This poem is perfect. The choice of words, imagery and measured pace exude brilliance. I have read several other poems of Geoffrey Hill featured in the British Poetry Since 1945 collection. I will be reading more... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 597 Points Simone Inez Harriman (10/15/2005 8:02:00 PM)

    Love this one Geoffrey. So well done thank you much enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Faith Elizabeth Brigham (10/15/2005 7:40:00 PM)

    A very sad poem extremely well written...magnificant job! (Report) Reply








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