Sheena Blackhall

Gold Star - 10,154 Points (18/8/1947 / Aberdeen)

Mourning Poem 3 - Poem by Sheena Blackhall

The graves lie out in the wet
The living are home and dry
March...and the weather's dreich
Snow hills and a weeping sky

Buds pull their coats about them
Shivering in mist and rain
The hook-beaked curlew's calling
Like a spirit wracked with pain.

You have slipped from touch to memory
Under the sodden dew
Like the breeze that parts the moor-grass
Parts it and passes through

And I would give every treasure
To join you there in the rain
And rock you as in your childhood
In your ghostly counterpane

Topic(s) of this poem: mourning

Comments about Mourning Poem 3 by Sheena Blackhall

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]