Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Walter de la Mare Poems

1. Seeds 6/19/2015
2. Song of the Mad Prince 11/13/2015
3. November 12/14/2015
4. Dry August Burned 2/22/2016
5. The Mother Bird 10/23/2015
6. The Birthnight 12/3/2014
7. Puss 1/8/2015
8. The Night-Swans 3/2/2015
9. The World Of Dream 8/2/2012
10. Mulla-Mulgars' Journey Song 3/30/2010
11. The Corner Stone 3/30/2010
12. One Moment Take Thy Rest 3/30/2010
13. Sotto Voce 3/30/2010
14. Sephina 3/30/2010
15. Suppose 3/30/2010
16. The Children Of Stare 3/30/2010
17. The Tryst 3/30/2010
18. The Ruin 3/30/2010
19. Unstooping 3/30/2010
20. The Old Men 3/30/2010
21. The Pigs And The Charcoal-Burner 3/30/2010
22. The Titmouse 3/30/2010
23. The Linnet 3/30/2010
24. Up And Down 3/30/2010
25. The Seas Of England 3/30/2010
26. Sleep 3/30/2010
27. I Can'T Abear 3/30/2010
28. Tit For Tat 3/30/2010
29. The Empty House 3/30/2010
30. The Three Strangers 3/30/2010
31. The Moth 3/30/2010
32. The Veil 3/30/2010
33. The Fly 3/30/2010
34. Moonlight 3/30/2010
35. Miss T 3/30/2010
36. The Strangers 3/30/2010
37. The Market-Place 3/30/2010
38. The Sunken Garden 3/30/2010
39. Gloria Mundi 3/30/2010
40. Comfort 3/30/2010
Best Poem of Walter de la Mare

The Listeners

"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
And his horse in the silence champed the grass
Of the forest's ferny floor;
And a bird flew up out of the turret,
Above the Traveller's head:
And he smote upon the door again a second time;
"Is there anybody there?" he said.
But no one descended to the Traveller;
No head from the leaf-fringed sill
Leaned over and looked into his grey eyes,
Where he stood perplexed and still.
But only a host of phantom listeners
That dwelt in the lone house then
Stood listening in the quiet of ...

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Tartary

If I were Lord of Tartary,
Myself, and me alone,
My bed should be of ivory,
Of beaten gold my throne;
And in my court should peacocks flaunt,
And in my forests tigers haunt,
And in my pools great fishes slant
Their fins athwart the sun.

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