John Freeman Poems

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1.
Not With These Eyes

Let me not see your grief!
O, let not any see
That grief,
Nor how your heart still rocks
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2.
Happy Is England Now

There is not anything more wonderful
Than a great people moving towards the deep
Of an unguessed and unfeared future; nor
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3.
The Kite

It was a day
All blue and lifting white,
When I went into the fields with Frank
To fly his kite.
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4.
All That I Was I Am

Hateful it seems now, yet was I not happy?
Starved of the things I loved, I did not know
I loved them, and was happy lacking them.
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5.
The Kestrel

In a great western wind we climbed the hill
And saw the clouds run up, ride high and sink;
And there were shadows running at our feet
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6.
Against The Cold Pale Sky

Against the cold pale sky
The elm tree company rose high.
All the fine hues of day
That flowered so bold had died away.
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7.
November Skies

Than these November skies
Is no sky lovelier. The clouds are deep;
Into their grey the subtle spies
Of colour creep,
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8.
Take Care, Take Care

Bind up, bind up your dark bright hair
And hide the smouldering sunken fire.
Let it be held no more than fair,
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9.
Wild Heart

Wild heart, wild heart,
Where does the wind find home?
Wild heart, wild heart,
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10.
The Hounds

Far off a lonely hound
Telling his loneliness all round
To the dark woods, dark hills, and darker sea;
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