Sir Charles GD Roberts


Sir Charles GD Roberts Poems

1. The Herring Weir 1/3/2003
2. Philander's Song 1/3/2003
3. Bat, Bat, Come Under My Hat 1/3/2003
4. An Epitaph For A Husbandman 1/3/2003
5. O Earth, Sufficing All Our Needs 1/3/2003
6. The Departing Of Gluskâp 1/3/2003
7. Monition 1/3/2003
8. The Salt Flats 1/3/2003
9. The Great And Little Weavers 1/3/2003
10. Ave! (An Ode For The Shelley Centennary, 1892) 1/3/2003
11. The Frosted Pane 1/3/2003
12. The Potato Harvest 1/3/2003
13. The Clearing 1/3/2003
14. Twilight On Sixth Avenue At Ninth Street 1/3/2003
15. Tantramar Revisited 1/3/2003
16. The Cow Pasture 1/3/2003
17. Canadian Streams 1/3/2003
18. Canada 1/3/2003
19. The Solitary Woodsman 1/3/2003
20. The Autumn Thistles 1/3/2003
21. In An Old Barn 1/3/2003
22. The Iceberg 1/3/2003
23. The Skater 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Sir Charles GD Roberts

The Skater

My glad feet shod with the glittering steel
I was the god of the wingèd heel.

The hills in the far white sky were lost;
The world lay still in the wide white frost;

And the woods hung hushed in their long white dream
By the ghostly, glimmering, ice-blue stream.

Here was a pathway, smooth like glass,
Where I and the wandering wind might pass

To the far-off palaces, drifted deep,
Where Winter's retinue rests in sleep.

I followed the lure, I fled like a bird,
Till the startled hollows awoke and heard

A spinning whisper, a ...

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Canadian Streams

O rivers rolling to the sea
From lands that bear the maple-tree,
How swell your voices with the strain
Of loyalty and liberty!

A holy music, heard in vain
By coward heart and sordid brain,
To whom this strenuous being seems
Naught but a greedy race for gain.

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