Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Explore Poets GO!
Popularity
Biography
Second son of Francis Blunt and born into an old Sussex family. When he was eighteen he entered the British diplomatic corps and he worked in Athens, Constantinople, Frankfort, Lisbon, Madrid, Paris and Argentina.

After his retirement in 1872 and his marriage to Anne Isabella Noel (the only known descendant of Lord Byron). They first met in Ven ...
Popular Poems
1.
A Dream Of Good
To do some little good before I die;
To wake some echoes to a loftier theme;
To spend my life's last store of industry
...
2.
A Dream
I dreamed
A dream of you,
Not as you seemed
...
3.
Laughter And Death
THERE is no laughter in the natural world
Of beast or fish or bird, though no sad doubt
Of their futurity to them unfurled
Has dared to check the mirth-compelling shout.
...
4.
Gibraltar
SEVEN weeks of sea, and twice seven days of storm
Upon the huge Atlantic, and once more
We ride into still water and the calm
Of a sweet evening, screen'd by either shore
...
5.
St. Valentine's Day
TO-DAY, all day, I rode upon the down,
With hounds and horsemen, a brave company
On this side in its glory lay the sea,
On that the Sussex weald, a sea of brown.
...

Comments

viwehe5 26 March 2020
Start your home business right now. Spend more time with your family and earn.Start bringing 55$/hour just on a computer. Very easy way to make your life happy and earning continuously. ?.Works39.CoM? please don't copy" ?" In Url Thanks
0 0 Reply
sojanson 26 March 2019
f­or y­ou­n­g ­p­e­o­p­l­e ­it ­is ­i­n­cr­e­d­i­b­ly t­ou­g­h t­o ­f­i­n­d ­A j­o­b. ­es­p­e­c­i­A­l­ly t­h­os­e tr­A­ns­it­i­o­n­i­n­g ­fr­o­m stu­dy t­o w­or­k w­it­h ­l­i­m­it­e­d w­or­k ­ex­p­er­i­e­n­c­e. t­h­is s­it­e ­o­f­f­ers A w­Ay ­f­or y­ou­n­g j­o­b s­e­e­k­ers t­o st­A­n­d ­out, .­.., copy and paste> =====> > http: //www.Geosalary.com
0 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

6/15/2021 9:04:34 AM # 1.0.0.629