Roy Campbell

Rookie (2 October 1901 / Durban, South Africa)

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  • Rookie - 194 Points Anand Brown (4/25/2014 2:31:00 AM)

    I love Roy Campbell. I LOVE TO SEE WHEN LEAVES DEPART THE CLEAR ANATOMY ARRIVE, WINTER THE PARAGON OF ART! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! South African poets rock! ! !

    Durban is spelled wrong. Please fix it, thank you.

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Best Poem of Roy Campbell

We Are Like Worlds By: Roy Campbell

We bear to future times the secret news
That first was whispered to the new-made earth:
We are like worlds with nations in our thews,
Shaped for delight, and primed for endless birth.
We never kiss but vaster shapes possess
Our bodies: towering up into the skies,
We wear the night and thunder for our dress,
While, vaster than imagination, rise
Two giant forms, like cobras flexed to sting,
Bending their spines in one tremendous ring
With all the starlight burning through their eyes,
Fire in their loins, and on their lips the hiss
Of breath indrawn above...

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