William Wilfred Campbell

(1858 - 1918 / Ontario)

William Wilfred Campbell Poems

1. The Werewolves 11/23/2015
2. To A Robin In November 1/1/2004
3. The Last Prayer 4/15/2010
4. The Wind's Royalty 4/15/2010
5. The Mother 4/15/2010
6. The Blind Caravan 5/13/2001
7. The Children Of The Foam 4/15/2010
8. The Dread Voyage 5/13/2001
9. The Dreamers 4/15/2010
10. The Avenging Angel 5/13/2001
11. The Sky Watcher 12/31/2002
12. Langemarck At Ypres 4/15/2010
13. Stella Flammarum: An Ode To Halley's Comet 5/13/2001
14. The Higher Kinship 12/31/2002
15. In My Study, 1/1/2004
16. Snow 1/1/2004
17. Canadian Folksong 1/1/2004
18. Night 4/15/2010
19. The Winter Lakes 12/31/2002
20. Bereavement Of The Fields 5/13/2001
21. The Politician 12/31/2002
22. Spring 4/15/2010
23. On Christmas Eve 1/1/2004
24. Out Of Pompeii 5/13/2001
25. Foundations 4/15/2010
26. Pan The Fallen 5/13/2001
27. The End Of The Furrow 12/31/2002
28. Not Unto Endless Dark 4/15/2010
29. Spring In Canada 4/15/2010
30. Indian Summer 4/15/2010
31. England 4/15/2010
32. An October Evening 5/13/2001
33. How One Winter Came In The Lake Region 5/13/2001
Best Poem of William Wilfred Campbell

How One Winter Came In The Lake Region

1 For weeks and weeks the autumn world stood still,
2 Clothed in the shadow of a smoky haze;
3 The fields were dead, the wind had lost its will,
4 And all the lands were hushed by wood and hill,
5 In those grey, withered days.

6 Behind a mist the blear sun rose and set,
7 At night the moon would nestle in a cloud;
8 The fisherman, a ghost, did cast his net;
9 The lake its shores forgot to chafe and fret,
10 And hushed its caverns loud.

11 Far in the smoky woods the birds were mute,
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The Blind Caravan

1 I am a slave, both dumb and blind,
2 Upon a journey dread;
3 The iron hills lie far behind,
4 The seas of mist ahead.

5 Amid a mighty caravan
6 I toil a sombre track,
7 The strangest road since time began,
8 Where no foot turneth back.

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