Duncan Campbell Scott

Ottawa, Ontario
Duncan Campbell Scott
Ottawa, Ontario
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When Spring Goes By

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The winds that on the uplands softly lie,
Grow keener where the ice is lingering still
Where the first robin on the sheltered hill
Pipes blithely to the tune, "When Spring goes by!"
Hear him again, "Spring! Spring!" He seems to cry,
Haunting the fall of the flute-throated rill,
That keeps a gentle, constant, silver thrill,
While he is restless in his ecstasy.

Ah! the soft budding of the virginal woods,
Of the frail fruit trees by the vanishing lakes:
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Aftab Alam Khursheed 23 September 2014
When we try to get something we are restless so the case with Robin lovely
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Paul Reed 23 September 2014
While he is restless in his ecstasy - brilliant line
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Liliana ~el 23 September 2013
A sudden darkness. Haunting beauty.. graceful. :)
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