Edward Thomas

(3 March 1878 - 9 April 1917 / London / England)

Thaw - Poem by Edward Thomas

Over the land freckled with snow half-thawed
The speculating rooks at their nests cawed
And saw from elm-tops, delicate as flowers of grass,
What we below could not see, Winter pass.

Comments about Thaw by Edward Thomas

  • It is a ver good poem (10/10/2018 7:46:00 AM)

    It is awesome poem edward (Report)Reply

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  • Philip Browning (12/23/2011 5:12:00 AM)

    Two errors, I'm afraid - corrections:

    1. Over the land freckled....... (NOT half freckled)

    2. Delicate as flower of grass (NOT a flower of grass)

    Wonderful short poem

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  • Maria Barbara Korynt (9/23/2009 9:42:00 AM)

    Few words and so a lot said, into the precise way, like to this low form. Great it is stimulating the imagination. 'What in below could of notes see...' - beautiful and real.(10v.) like it very much. Maria Barbara Korynt (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Friday, December 23, 2011

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