Francis Scarfe

(1911-1986 / South Shields, England)

The Clock - Poem by Francis Scarfe

Far away is one who now is sleeping
In the same world and the same darkness,
But not in my keeping.
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Comments about The Clock by Francis Scarfe

  • Susan Williams (11/24/2015 2:57:00 PM)


    I think many of us have yearned for someone for years and like him realize that they cannot address the loved one directly without causing pain for things that cannot change (Report) Reply

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  • (7/8/2012 2:04:00 PM)


    i just translated this wonderful poem into Persian, , my language.. so emotional i got, rolling my eyes over the words that i could stop doing so. (Report) Reply








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