Mervyn Peake

Explore Poets GO!
Popularity
Biography
Mervyn Laurence Peake was an English modernist writer, artist, poet and illustrator. He is best known for what are usually referred to as the Gormenghast books, though the Titus books would be more accurate: the three works that exist were the beginning of what Peake conceived as a lengthy cycle, following his protagonist Titus Groan from cradle to ...
Popular Poems
1.
Simple, Seldom And Sad
Simple, seldom and sad
We are;
Alone on the Halibut Hills
Afar,
...
2.
The Frivolous Cake
A freckled and frivolous cake there was
That sailed upon a pointless sea,
Or any lugubrious lake there was
In a manner emphatic and free.
...
3.
Linger Now With Me, Thou Beauty
Linger now with me, thou Beauty,
On the sharp archaic shore.
Surely 'tis a wastrel's duty
And the gods could ask no more.
...

Comments

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/13/2021 5:34:06 AM # 1.0.0.559