Archibald Lampman

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Archibald Lampman, FRSC was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian school of nature poets." The Canadian Encyclopedia says that he is "generally considered the finest of Canada's late 19th-century poets in E ...
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A Night Of Storm
Oh city, whom grey stormy hands have sown,
With restless drift, scarce broken now of any,
Out of the dark thy windows dim and many
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2.
A Thunderstorm
A moment the wild swallows like a flight
Of withered gust-caught leaves, serenely high,
Toss in the windrack up the muttering sky.
The leaves hang still. Above the weird twilight,
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3.
Voices Of Earth
We have not heard the music of the spheres,
The song of star to star, but there are sounds
More deep than human joy and human tears,
That Nature uses in her common rounds;
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4.
A Song
Oh night and sleep,
Ye are so soft and deep,
I am so weary, come ye soon to me.
Oh hours that creep,
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5.
Heat
From plains that reel to southward, dim,
The road runs by me white and bare;
Up the steep hill it seems to swim
Beyond, and melt into the glare.
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Comments

M. Sprindys 15 December 2018
Lorenna Mckinnet does a lovely rendition of Snow. Beautiful words indeed.
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Izuchukwu Ike 26 November 2018
can you make a person read the poem. The robot's voice drives my mind crazy
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Izuchukwu Ike 26 November 2018
what is the theme of the poem and can you tell us more about it
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Paul Reed 18 December 2013
Haunting and inspriing poetry
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