Cecil Day-Lewis

[Nicholas Blake] ((1904-1972) / Queen's County, Ireland)

Cecil Day-Lewis Poems

1. Where Are The War Poets ? 2/15/2016
2. Untitled 2/15/2016
3. Two Travellers 2/15/2016
4. A Hard Frost 2/15/2016
5. The Conflict 2/15/2016
6. Come, live with me and be my love 2/15/2016
7. Newsreel 2/15/2016
8. The Ecstatic 2/15/2016

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The Conflict

I sang as one
Who on a tilting deck sings
To keep their courage up, thought the wave hangs
That shall cut off their sun.

As storm-cocks sing,
Flinging their natural answer in the wind's teeth,
And care not if it is waste of breath
Or birth-control of spring.

As ocean-flyer clings
To height, to the last drop of spirit driving on
While yet ahead is land to be won
And work for wings.

Singing I was at peace,
Above the clouds, outside the ring:
For sorrow finds a swift release in song
And pride in poise.

Yet living here,
As one ...

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