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Author: abercrombie,
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Abercrombie, Lascelles    Poet's Biography
19 poems available by this author


A FEAR    Poem Text    
First Line: As over muddy shores a dragon flock


ALL LAST NIGHT I HAD QUIET    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Dreams; Togetherness; Nightmares


AN ESCAPE    Poem Text    
First Line: A swift dark dream from the outer lands
Last Line: I wonder what he died of.
Subject(s): Death; Sleep; Escapes; Dead, The; Fugitives


BLIND    Poem Text    
First Line: No further, child, to-night; your mother's tired
Last Line: I will not share it. It is all mine.
Subject(s): Blindness; Visually Handicapped


CEREMONIAL ODE; INTENDED FOR A UNIVERSITY    Poem Text    
First Line: When from eternity were separate
Last Line: And trade with his eternity.
Subject(s): Leeds, University Of


DECEMBER 31ST    Poem Text    
First Line: What is the hammering there
Last Line: Cruelty, harlotry.
Subject(s): Holidays; New Year


EPILOGUE FROM EMBLEMS OF LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: What shall we do for love these days?
Last Line: Within the splendours of love's power.
Subject(s): Love


EPITAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: These, who desired to live, went out to death
Last Line: They could not know -- the splendour of their dying.
Variant Title(s): Inscription
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


EPITAPH    Poem Text    
First Line: Sir, you shall notice me: I am the man
Last Line: Perfection: I am nothing, I am dead.
Variant Title(s): Inscription
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


HOPE AND DESPAIR    Poem Text    
First Line: Said god, 'you sisters, ere ye go'
Last Line: Which think ye lookt the more fair?
Subject(s): Despair; Hope; Optimism


INDIGNATION; AN ODE    Poem Text    
First Line: There was an anger among men
Last Line: O fire, o indignation of the lord!
Subject(s): Swords


MARGARET'S SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Too soothe and mild your lowland airs
Last Line: Towards the brown tarn's brink.
Subject(s): Tarns


PEREGRINUS    Poem Text    
First Line: Much bruit have I about the world, and fame
Last Line: Death of peregrinus.
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


ROSES CAN WOUND    Poem Text    


RYTON FIRS    Poem Text    
First Line: Dear boys, they've killed our woods: the ground
Last Line: "befriending languid hours."
Subject(s): Fir Trees; Trees


SOUL AND BODY    Poem Text    
First Line: Art thou for breaking faith, after these years
Last Line: But all is perfect ecstasy.
Subject(s): Fidelity; Temptation; Faithfulness; Constancy


THE FOOL'S ADVENTURE    Poem Text    
First Line: I know, between all kinds of the world there are
Last Line: Within. I am thy self.
Subject(s): Fools; Adventure & Adventurers; Idiots


THE TRANCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Lord god, I saw thee then; one mind last night
Last Line: Or a cry out of a fearful ecstasy.
Subject(s): Hypnosis; Worship


WOMAN'S BEAUTY    Poem Text    
First Line: What thing shall be held up to woman's beauty?
Last Line: And woman's beauty is the flame therein.
Subject(s): Beauty