Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

(1840 - 1922 / England)

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt Poems

1. The Canon Of Aughrim 4/13/2010
2. The Court Of Penance 4/13/2010
3. The Death Of The Rose 4/13/2010
4. The Deeds That Might Have Been 4/13/2010
5. The Desert Wind 4/13/2010
6. The Eviction 4/13/2010
7. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. August 4/13/2010
8. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. December 4/13/2010
9. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. February 4/13/2010
10. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. January 4/13/2010
11. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. July 4/13/2010
12. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. June 4/13/2010
13. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. October 4/13/2010
14. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. September 4/13/2010
15. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. I 4/13/2010
16. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Ix 4/13/2010
17. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: V 4/13/2010
18. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Vii 4/13/2010
19. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Viii 4/13/2010
20. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: X 4/13/2010
21. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xii 4/13/2010
22. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xiii 4/13/2010
23. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xiv 4/13/2010
24. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xix 4/13/2010
25. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xv 4/13/2010
26. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xvi 4/13/2010
27. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xvii 4/13/2010
28. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xviii 4/13/2010
29. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xx 4/13/2010
30. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xxi 4/13/2010
31. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Li 4/13/2010
32. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Lii 4/13/2010
33. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Liii 4/13/2010
34. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xl 4/13/2010
35. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xli 4/13/2010
36. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlii 4/13/2010
37. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xliii 4/13/2010
38. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xliv 4/13/2010
39. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlix 4/13/2010
40. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlv 4/13/2010
Best Poem of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Laughter And Death

THERE is no laughter in the natural world
Of beast or fish or bird, though no sad doubt
Of their futurity to them unfurled
Has dared to check the mirth-compelling shout.
The lion roars his solemn thunder out
To the sleeping woods. The eagle screams her cry.
Even the lark must strain a serious throat
To hurl his blest defiance at the sky.
Fear, anger, jealousy, have found a voice.
Love’s pain or rapture the brute bosoms swell.
Nature has symbols for her nobler joys,
Her nobler sorrows. Who had dared foretell
That only man, by some sad ...

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To The Same

I WOULD I had thy courage, dear, to face
This bankruptcy of love, and greet despair
With smiling eyes and unconcerned embrace,
And these few words of banter at “dull care.”
I would that I could sing and comb my hair
Like thee the morning through, and choose my dress,
And gravely argue what I best should wear,
A shade of ribbon or a fold of lace.
I would I had thy courage and thy peace,

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