Lionel Pigot Johnson

England
Lionel Pigot Johnson
England

Poems

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1.
The Dark Angel
DARK Angel, with thine aching lust
To rid the world of penitence:
Malicious Angel, who still dost
My soul such subtile violence!
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2.
The Destroyer Of A Soul
I HATE you with a necessary hate.
First, I sought patience: passionate was she:
My patience turned in very scorn of me,
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3.
In Memory
Ah! fair face gone from sight,
With all its light
Of eyes that pierced the deep!
Oh human night!
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4.
By The Statue Of King Charles At Charing Cross
Sombre and rich, the skies;
Great glooms, and starry plains.
Gently the night wind sighs;
Else a vast silence reigns.
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5.
To Morfydd
A VOICE on the winds,
A voice by the waters,
Wanders and cries:
Oh! what are the winds?
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6.
Ways Of War
A TERRIBLE and splendid trust,
Heartens the host of Innisfail;
Their dream is of the swift sword-thrust;
The lightning glory of the Gael.
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7.
Doctor Major
Why, no Sir! If a barren rascal cries,
That he is most in love with pleasing woe,
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8.
Mystic And Cavalier
GO from me: I am one of those who fall.
What! hath no cold wind swept your heart at all,
In my sad company? Before the end,
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9.
July
SUMMER lightning, and rich rain:
Roses perfume the hot air.
All the breathless night is faint,
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10.
Dead
To Olivier Georges Destrée

IN Merioneth, over the sad moor
Drives the rain, the cold wind blows:
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