Lesbia Harford

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Lesbia Harford, nee; Keogh was born in 1891. She was the eldest of four children and was born with defective heart valves which restricted her mobility and caused her to tire easily, a continual problem that was to amplify with age.
Raised firstly within the middle classes and then with the family bankruptcy and the consequential departure of her ...
Popular Poems
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A Lady And I Were Walking
A lady and I were walking
Where waters flow;
A lady and I were talking
Softly and slow.
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2.
A Meaning Learnt
I'm not his wife. I am his paramour:
His wayside love, picked up in journeying:
Rose of the hedgerows; fragrant, till he fling
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3.
Child Sun
Child Sun
Why will you play Peep Bo
Now in, now out
The workroom window so?
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4.
A Bunch Of Lilac And A Storm Of Hail
A bunch of lilac and a storm of hail
On the same afternoon! Indeed I know
Here in the South it always happens so,
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5.
Three Teachers
Sometimes I can see
When I teach
Half my children talk
Each to each.
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Sacred Web 27 March 2021
Her best poem is I Am No Mystic
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