Robert Fuller Murray Poems

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1.
A December Day

Blue, blue is the sea to-day,
Warmly the light
Sleeps on St. Andrews Bay --
Blue, fringed with white.
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2.
A Criticism Of Critics

How often have the critics, trained
To look upon the sky
Through telescopes securely chained,
Forgot the naked eye.
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3.
A Late Good Night

My lamp is out, my task is done,
And up the stair with lingering feet
I climb. The staircase clock strikes one.
Good night, my love! good night, my sweet!
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4.
A Summer Morning

Never was sun so bright before,
No matin of the lark so sweet,
No grass so green beneath my feet,
Nor with such dewdrops jewelled o'er.
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5.
A Lover's Confession

When people tell me they have loved
But once in youth,
I wonder, are they always moved
To speak the truth?
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6.
The Golf Ball And The Loan

[After Longfellow.]


I drove a golf-ball into the air;
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7.
A Lost Opportunity

One dark, dark night--it was long ago,
The air was heavy and still and warm -
It fell to me and a man I know,
To see two girls to their father's farm.
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8.
A May-Day Madrigal

The sun shines fair on Tweedside, the river flowing bright,
Your heart is full of pleasure, your eyes are full of light,
Your cheeks are like the morning, your pearls are like the dew,
Or morning and her dew-drops are like your pearls and you.
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9.
A Birthday Gift

No gift I bring but worship, and the love
Which all must bear to lovely souls and pure,
Those lights, that, when all else is dark, endure;
Stars in the night, to lift our eyes above;
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10.
A New Song To An Old Tune - From Victor Hugo

If a pleasant lawn there grow
By the showers caressed,
Where in all the seasons blow
Flowers gaily dressed,
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