Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

(1840 - 1922 / England)

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt Poems

201. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxvii 4/13/2010
202. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxviii 4/13/2010
203. A Nocturne 4/13/2010
204. At The Parting Of The Ways 4/13/2010
205. A Woman’s Sonnets: Ix 4/13/2010
206. A Woman’s Sonnets: Xi 4/13/2010
207. A Woman’s Sonnets: Xii 4/13/2010
208. An Inscription 4/13/2010
209. At The Gate 4/13/2010
210. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xvii 4/13/2010
211. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxiv 4/13/2010
212. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xi 4/13/2010
213. A Perfect Sonnet 4/13/2010
214. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxvi 4/13/2010
215. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxii 4/13/2010
216. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxiii 4/13/2010
217. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxiv 4/13/2010
218. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xix 4/13/2010
219. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxv 4/13/2010
220. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Vii 4/13/2010
221. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xvii 4/13/2010
222. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet V 4/13/2010
223. Une Feuille Morte 4/13/2010
224. Mitigations 4/13/2010
225. Ireland’s Vengeance 4/13/2010
226. Lebid 4/13/2010
227. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxv 4/13/2010
228. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xxviii 4/13/2010
229. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: V 4/13/2010
230. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xv 4/13/2010
231. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xlviii 4/13/2010
232. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xvi 4/13/2010
233. Coronation Ode 4/13/2010
234. Alfred Tennyson 4/13/2010
235. All White 4/13/2010
236. Condemned 4/13/2010
237. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxix 4/13/2010
238. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxii 4/13/2010
239. Esther, A Sonnet Sequence: Xxiii 4/13/2010
240. Natalia’s Resurrection: Sonnet Xviii 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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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
Of Spain and Barbary. Our toils are o'er,
Our exile is accomplish'd. Once again
We look on Europe, mistress as of yore
Of the fair earth and of the hearts of men.
   Ay, this is the famed rock which Hercules

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