Sydney Wheeler Jephcott

Sydney Wheeler Jephcott Poems

1. Chaucer 1/1/2004
2. Home-Woe 1/1/2004
3. Splitting 1/1/2004
4. White Paper 1/1/2004
5. A Fragment 1/1/2004
6. The Dreamers 1/1/2004
7. A Ballad Of The Last King Of Thule 1/1/2004
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A Ballad Of The Last King Of Thule

There was a King of Thule
Whom a Witch-wife stole at birth;
In a country known but newly,
All under the dumb, huge Earth.

That King's in a Forest toiling;
And he never the green sward delves
But he sees all his green waves boiling
Over his sands and shelves;

In these sunsets vast and fiery,
In these dawns divine he sees
Hy-Brasil, Mannan and Eire,
And the Isle of Appletrees;

He watches, heart-still and breathless,
The clouds through the deep day trailing,
As the white-winged vessels gathered,
Into his ...

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