John Masefield

(1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967 / Herefordshire / England)

The West Wind


IT'S a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries;
I never hear the west wind but tears are in my eyes.
For it comes from the west lands, the old brown hills.
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  • Colleen O'grady (2/10/2010 9:00:00 PM)

    its a fabulous poem from a brother wanting to encourage John Masefield to return home from his wanderings - or the Great War! (Report) Reply

  • Priya Giri (3/18/2007 1:03:00 AM)

    It's been years since I read this poem. I wonder why I always thought that this poem was written by Wordsorth.....? ! ? (Report) Reply

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