Cecil Day-Lewis

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

Cecil Day-Lewis Quotes

Two Travellers

One of us in the compartment stares
Out of his window the whole day long
With attentive mein, as if he knows,
There is hid in the journeying scene a song
To recall or compose
From snatches of vision, hints of vanishing airs.

He'll mark the couched hares
In grass whereover the lapwing reel and twist:

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