Walter de la Mare

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Sir Walter de la Mare was born in Charlton, Kent, in the south of England, of well-to-do parents. His father, James Edward Delamaere, was an official of the Bank of England. His mother, Lucy Sophia (Browning) Delamare, was related to the poet Robert Browning. He was educated in London at St. Paul's Cathedral Choir School, which he left at age 16. F ...
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The Listeners
"Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,
Knocking on the moonlit door;
And his horse in the silence champed the grass
Of the forest's ferny floor;
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Silver
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers, and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;
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3.
Some One
Some one came knocking
At my wee, small door;
Someone came knocking;
I'm sure-sure-sure;
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Music
When music sounds, gone is the earth I know,
And all her lovely things even lovelier grow;
Her flowers in vision flame, her forest trees
Lift burdened branches, stilled with ecstasies.
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Nicholas Nye
Thistle and darnell and dock grew there,
And a bush, in the corner, of may,
On the orchard wall I used to sprawl
In the blazing heat of the day;
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Tony Street 25 September 2020
Does anyone know a poem called The Border Bird by Walter de la Mer?
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MEB 27 January 2021
You can find it on Google.
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Sama fathima 28 October 2019
I luv it! ! ! ! ! I could get first prize in the competition
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von.. 28 March 2019
Please use a real voice for all the poetry readings.
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Bob Carern 07 February 2019
He is so good at writing poems. Boooooooooooooooooooopopo. He died. The job ngle book is cool. Pugp
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babybear 15 May 2018
Sylvia Portoian you need to be more nice when you type. first of all he does not write like a 3rd grader he writes like an. he actually writes like Langston Hughes. I am a 6th grader and i am having to read all of his poems for reading and write a responding essay comparing all his poems
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babybear 15 May 2018
i need the storm for my assessment i have to do a response report
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NeoGeekJr 10 April 2018
Where is his The Storm
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Eleni Lipcar 13 February 2018
I love his work! He is a master when it comes to imagery and figurative language.
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Eleni Lipcar 13 February 2018
I love his work! He is a master when it comes to imagery and figurative language. He plays with ideas very well. I am very much inspired by his poems. What a skill!
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Priyantha Guawardena 08 December 2013
help me get the real idea of some one poem -priyantha
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Priyantha Guawardena 08 December 2013
what is the fully meaning of some one
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Thaar Ali 02 February 2012
he is agoodman and he is the best
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Sylva Portoian 26 February 2010
I can't -at all -f ancy him He writes like an eight-year old child. He became famous because of his dad, What a lucky-guy he is! A large platinum -spoon Pushed in his mouth.
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Haroon Mustafa 17 March 2007
he is the master of creating imagery.he wants us to enjoy his world of imagination
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Koko Krisp 24 March 2005
he cool! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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