Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

November - Poem by Walter de la Mare

THERE is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.


Comments about November by Walter de la Mare

  • Ruta Mohapatra (7/10/2018 12:47:00 PM)

    Loss and despair well expressed! Thanks for sharing! (Report)Reply

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  • (12/14/2015 10:28:00 AM)

    A very amazing poem with wonderful rhyme and deep meaning penned by a master spirit. Enjoyed the poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 14, 2015



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