Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Ford Poems
- The Cat Of The House Over the hearth with my 'minishing eyes ...
- Antwerp I Gloom! An October like November; August a ...
- On Heaven That day the sunlight lay on the farms; On the ...
- That Exploit Of Yours I meet with two soldiers sometimes here...
- Claire De Lune I I should like to imagine A moonlight in ...
- There Shall Be More Joy... The little angels of Heaven Each ...
- In Tenebris All within is warm, Here without it's very ...
Ford Madox Ford (17 December 1873 – 26 June 1939) was an English novelist, poet, critic and editor whose journals, The English Review and The Transatlantic Review, were instrumental in the development of early 20th-century English literature. He is now best remembered for The Good Soldier (1915) and the Parade's End tetralogy.
Born Ford Hermann Hueffer, the son of Francis Hueffer, he ... more »
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The Cat Of The House
Over the hearth with my 'minishing eyes I muse; until after
the last coal dies.
Every tunnel of the mouse,
every channel of the cricket,
I have smelt,
I have felt
the secret shifting of the mouldered rafter,
every bird in the thicket.
Nightingale up in the tree!
I, born of a race of strange things,
of deserts, great temples, great kings,
in the hot sands where the nightingale never sings!