William Percy French

(1854 - 1920 / Elphin / Ireland)

William Percy French Poems

1. Andy Mcelroe 1/1/2004
2. To The West 4/7/2010
3. Are Ye Right, There, Michael? 1/1/2004
4. Celestial Painting (Sunset At Renvyle) 1/1/2004
5. If I Should Die Tonight 1/1/2004
6. Remember Me 1/1/2004
7. The Mountains Of Mourne 1/1/2004
8. Abdul Abulbul Amir 1/1/2004
9. Gortnamona 1/1/2004
10. A Fairy Song 2/27/2015
Best Poem of William Percy French

A Fairy Song

Stay, silver ray,
Till the airy way we wing
To the shade of the glade
Where the fairies dance and sing:
The mortals are asleep -
They can never understand
That night brings delight,
It is day in Fairyland

Float, golden note,
From the lute strings all in tune,
Climb, quiv'ring chime,
Up the moonbeams to the moon.
There is music on the river,
There is music on the strand,
Night brings delight,
It is day in Fairyland.

Sing while we swing
From the bluebell's lofty crest.
Hey! Come and play,
Sleepy songbirds in your nest;
The ...

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