Muriel Stuart

(1889-1967 / England)

Muriel Stuart Poems

41. The Fools 1/1/2004
42. Change 1/1/2004
43. Forgotten Dead, I Salute You 12/31/2002
44. After 1/1/2004
45. Now 1/1/2004
46. A Song For Old Love 4/12/2010
47. At A Life's End 1/1/2004
48. Madala Goes By The Orphanage 4/12/2010
49. The Seed-Shop 12/31/2002
50. In The Orchard 12/31/2002

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  • Michael Shepherd (11/14/2004 2:22:00 PM)

    Muriel died in 1967.

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In The Orchard

'I thought you loved me.' 'No, it was only fun.'
'When we stood there, closer than all?' 'Well, the harvest moon
Was shining and queer in your hair, and it turned my head.'
'That made you?' 'Yes.' 'Just the moon and the light it made
Under the tree?' 'Well, your mouth, too.' 'Yes, my mouth?'
'And the quiet there that sang like the drum in the booth.
You shouldn't have danced like that.' 'Like what?' 'So close,
Whith your head turned up, and the flower in your hair, a rose
That smelt all warm.' 'I loved you. I thought you knew
I wouldn't have danced like that with any...

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Possession

MOST blessed one, how can I let thee go?
Canst thou forswear the nightingale its tune--
Stay the young sea from following his moon--
Bid hyacinth put out her blue light? Oh,
Thou art not mine but Me! and being so
How canst thou bid my year stop short of June,
Or hold my feet from following thine so soon,
Or bid me build on Heaven's overthrow?
Nay, how can I put off thy presence? Where

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