Poems

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161.
Bereft, She Thinks She Dreams

I dream that the dearest I ever knew
Has died and been entombed.
I am sure it's a dream that cannot be true,
But I am so overgloomed
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162.
My Cicely

"ALIVE?"--And I leapt in my wonder,
Was faint of my joyance,
And grasses and grove shone in garments
Of glory to me.
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163.
Postponement

SNOW-BOUND in woodland, a mournful word,
Dropt now and then from the bill of a bird,
Reached me on wind-wafts; and thus I heard,
Wearily waiting:--
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164.
I Found Her Out There

I found her out there
On a slope few see,
That falls westwardly
To the sharp-edged air,
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165.
Zermat: To The Matterhorn (June-July, 1897)

Thirty-two years since, up against the sun,
Seven shapes, thin atomies to lower sight,
Labouringly leapt and gained thy gabled height,
And four lives paid for what the seven had won.
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166.
Song Of The Soldier's Wifes.

I

At last! In sight of home again,
Of home again;
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167.
In Time Of

I
Only a man harrowing clods
In a slow silent walk
With an old horse that stumbles and nods
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168.
Sapphic Fragment

"Thou shalt be--Nothing."--Omar Khayyam.
"Tombless, with no remembrance."--W. Shakespeare.

Dead shalt thou lie; and nought
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169.
Her Late Husband (King's-Hintock, 182-.)

"No--not where I shall make my own;
   But dig his grave just by
The woman's with the initialed stone -
   As near as he can lie -
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170.
The Missed Train

How I was caught
Hieing home, after days of allure,
And driven to an inn—small, obscure—
At the junction, fret-fraught!
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