David Gascoyne

David Gascoyne

London / England
David Gascoyne
London / England
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David Gascoyne was born in 1916 in Harrow, Middlesex, and educated at Salisbury Cathedral School and the Regent Street Polytechnic, London. His first collection of poetry, 'Roman Balcony and Other Poems' was published when he was sixteen, and in 1933 Cobden-Sanderson brought out his novel 'Opening Day'. Both books are remarkable achievements for an ...
Popular Poems
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And The Seventh Dream Is The Dream Of Isis
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white curtains of infinite fatigue
dominating the starborn heritage of the colonies of St Francis
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2.
The Cage
In the waking night
The forests have stopped growing
The shells are listening
The shadows in the pools turn grey
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3.
Snow In Europe
Out of their slumber Europeans spun
Dense dreams: appeasements, miracle, glimpsed flash
Of a new golden era; but could not restrain
The vertical white weight that fell last night
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4.
Salvador Dali
The face of the precipice is black with lovers;
The sun above them is a bag of nails; the spring's
First rivers hide among their hair.
Goliath plunges his hand into the poisoned well
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5.
Orpheus In The Underworld
Curtains of rock
And tears of stone,
Wet leaves in a high crevice of the sky:
From side to side the draperies
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