Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

(1840 - 1922 / England)

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt Poems

1. The Canon Of Aughrim 4/13/2010
2. The Court Of Penance 4/13/2010
3. The Death Of The Rose 4/13/2010
4. The Deeds That Might Have Been 4/13/2010
5. The Desert Wind 4/13/2010
6. The Eviction 4/13/2010
7. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. August 4/13/2010
8. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. December 4/13/2010
9. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. February 4/13/2010
10. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. January 4/13/2010
11. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. July 4/13/2010
12. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. June 4/13/2010
13. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. October 4/13/2010
14. The Idler’s Calendar. Twelve Sonnets For The Months. September 4/13/2010
15. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. I 4/13/2010
16. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Ix 4/13/2010
17. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: V 4/13/2010
18. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Vii 4/13/2010
19. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Viii 4/13/2010
20. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: X 4/13/2010
21. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xii 4/13/2010
22. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xiii 4/13/2010
23. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xiv 4/13/2010
24. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xix 4/13/2010
25. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xv 4/13/2010
26. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xvi 4/13/2010
27. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xvii 4/13/2010
28. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xviii 4/13/2010
29. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xx 4/13/2010
30. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part I: To Manon: Xxi 4/13/2010
31. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Li 4/13/2010
32. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Lii 4/13/2010
33. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Liii 4/13/2010
34. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xl 4/13/2010
35. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xli 4/13/2010
36. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlii 4/13/2010
37. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xliii 4/13/2010
38. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xliv 4/13/2010
39. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlix 4/13/2010
40. The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xlv 4/13/2010
Best Poem of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

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
On thoughts less vain than Youth's discordant dream;
To endow the world's grief with some counter--scheme
Of logical hope which through all time should lighten
The burden of men's sorrow and redeem
Their faces' paleness from the tears that whiten;

To take my place in the world's brotherhood
As one prepared to suffer all its fate;
To do and be undone for sake of good,
And conquer rage by giving love for hate;
That were a noble dream, and ...

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The Desolate City

DARK to me is the earth. Dark to me are the heavens.
   Where is she that I loved, the woman with eyes like stars?
Desolate are the streets. Desolate is the city.
   A city taken by storm, where none are left but the slain.

Sadly I rose at dawn, undid the latch of my shutters,
   Thinking to let in light, but I only let in love.
Birds in the boughs were awake; I listen'd to their chaunting;
   Each one sang to his love;

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