Mervyn Peake Poems

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1.
Simple, Seldom And Sad

Simple, seldom and sad
We are;
Alone on the Halibut Hills
Afar,
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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.
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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.
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