Robert Nichols Poems

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11.
The Approach

In my tired, helpless body
I feel my sunk heart ache;
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12.
The Nocturne: Address To The Sunset

Exquisite stillness! What serenities
Of earth and air! How bright atop the wall
The stonecrop’s fire and beyond the precipice
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13.
Seventeen

All the loud winds were in the garden wood,
All shadows joyfuller than lissom hounds
Doubled in chasing, all exultant clouds
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14.
The Prophetic Bard's Oration: From A Faun's Holiday

'Be warned! I feel the world grow old,
And off Olympus fades the gold
Of the simple passionate sun;
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15.
November

As I walk the misty hill
All is languid, fogged, and still;
Not a note of any bird
Nor any motion's hint is heard,
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16.
Pæan

Something moves in his dust,
Flame sleeps beneath the crust;
O whence had he those eyes
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17.
Night Rhapsody

How beautiful it is to wake at night,
When over all there reigns the ultimate spell
Of complete silence, darkness absolute,
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18.
Evenstar

Evenstar, still evenstar
If this twilight thou dost shine
On a more unhappy head,
On tears lonelier than mine,
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19.
The Flower Of Flame

I
AS round the cliff I came alone
The whole bay bared its blaze to me;
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20.
The Pilgrim

Put by the sun my joyful soul,
We are for darkness that is whole;

Put by the wine, now for long years
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