Alfred Edward Housman

(26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936 / Worcestershire)

The Fairies Break Their Dances - Poem by Alfred Edward Housman

The fairies break their dances
And leave the printed lawn,
And up from India glances
The silver sail of dawn.

The candles burn their sockets,
The blinds let through the day,
The young man feels his pockets
And wonders what's to pay.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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