Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

Alfred Noyes Poems

1. Shadow-of-a-Leaf 11/16/2015
2. Unity 4/6/2010
3. Touchstone On A Bus 4/6/2010
4. The Symphony 4/6/2010
5. The Vindictive 4/6/2010
6. Veterans 4/6/2010
7. The Young Friar 4/6/2010
8. The Union 4/6/2010
9. The Trumpet Call 4/6/2010
10. The Big Black Trawler 4/6/2010
11. Republic And Motherland 4/6/2010
12. The Old Meeting House 4/6/2010
13. Wireless. 4/6/2010
14. Victory 4/6/2010
15. Niobe 4/6/2010
16. The Double Fortress 4/6/2010
17. What Grandfather Said 4/6/2010
18. The Road Through Chaos 4/6/2010
19. Nippon 4/6/2010
20. The Reward Of Song 4/6/2010
21. The Realms Of Gold 4/6/2010
22. Name Sakes 4/6/2010
23. The People's Fleet 4/6/2010
24. The War Widow 4/6/2010
25. The Night Of The Lion 4/6/2010
26. The Ballad Of Dick Turpin 4/6/2010
27. Peace In A Palace 4/6/2010
28. The Old Gentleman With The Amber Snuff-Box 4/6/2010
29. Michael Oaktree 4/6/2010
30. The Inn Of Apollo 4/6/2010
31. Slave And Emperor 4/6/2010
32. Compensations 4/6/2010
33. Memories Of The Pacific Coast 4/6/2010
34. The Humming Birds 4/6/2010
35. The Avenue Of The Allies 4/6/2010
36. The Ghost Of The New World 4/6/2010
37. The Hills Of Youth 4/6/2010
38. The Escape Of The Old Grey Squirrel 4/6/2010
39. The Old Grey Squirrel 4/6/2010
40. The Companions 4/6/2010

Comments about Alfred Noyes

  • Margaret Mackenzie (11/21/2007 9:57:00 AM)

    One of my favouite lyric poets, but can't find a copy of his ' cradle song of the madonna'(also seen titled 'the Madonnas' lullaby') on line..Can anyone help?

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Best Poem of Alfred Noyes

The Highwayman

PART ONE

I

THE wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor,
And the highwayman came riding—
Riding—riding—
The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.

II

He'd a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin,
A ...

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The Searchlights

Political morality differs from individual morality, because there is no power above the State. -- General von Bernardi.

Shadow by shadow, stripped for fight,
The lean black cruisers search the sea.
Night-long their level shafts of light
Revolve,and find no enemy.
Only they know each leaping wave
May hide the lightning, and their grave.

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