William Watson

(1858-1935 / England)

Dawn Of The Headland - Poem by William Watson

Dawn - and a magical stillness: on earth, quiescence profound;
On the waters a vast Content, as of hunger appeased and stayed;
In the heavens a silence that seems not mere privation of sound,
But a thing with form and body, a thing to be touched and weighed!
Yet I know that I dwell in the midst of the roar of the cosmic wheel,
In the hot collision of Forces, and clangor of boundless Strife,
Mid the sound of the speed of the worlds, the rushing worlds, and the peal
Of the thunder of Life.


Comments about Dawn Of The Headland by William Watson

  • Brian Jani (5/3/2014 4:56:00 AM)


    what a worthy title, I like it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 7, 2011


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