Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Walter de la Mare Poems

41. The Corner Stone 3/30/2010
42. The Children Of Stare 3/30/2010
43. The Birthnight 12/3/2014
44. Tartary 1/1/2004
45. Suppose 3/30/2010
46. Sunk Lyonesse 1/3/2003
47. Sotto Voce 3/30/2010
48. Some One 1/1/2004
49. Snow 1/3/2003
50. Sleep 3/30/2010
51. Silver 1/3/2003
52. Sephina 3/30/2010
53. Puss 1/8/2015
54. One moment take thy rest 3/30/2010
55. Old Susan 1/3/2003
56. Off the Ground 1/3/2003
57. November 1/3/2003
58. Nod 3/30/2010
59. Nicholas Nye 1/3/2003
60. Napoleon 1/3/2003

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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