Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

One Moment Take Thy Rest - Poem by Walter de la Mare

One moment take thy rest.
Out of mere nought in space
Beauty moved human breast
To tell in this far face
A dream in noonday seen.
Never to fade or pass;
A breath-time's mute delight;
A joy in flight:
The aught desire doth mean
Sighing, Alas!


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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