Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

Alfred Noyes Poems

81. Daddy Fell Into The Pond. 1/1/2004
82. Cotton-Wool 4/6/2010
83. Compensations 4/6/2010
84. Cap'N Storm-Along 4/6/2010
85. Beethoven In Central Park 4/6/2010
86. At Dawn 4/6/2010
87. Art 1/3/2003
88. An Open Boat 4/6/2010
89. Alzuna 4/6/2010
90. A Song Of Sherwood 1/3/2003
91. A Prayer In Time Of War 1/3/2003
92. A New Madrigal To An Old Melody 4/6/2010
93. A Loom Of Years 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Alfred Noyes

The Highwayman

PART ONE

I

THE wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor,
And the highwayman came riding—
Riding—riding—
The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.

II

He'd a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin,
A ...

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The Elfin Artist

In a glade of an elfin forest
When Sussex was Eden-new,
I came on an elvish painter
And watched as his picture grew,
A harebell nodded beside him.
He dipt his brush in the dew.

And it might be the wild thyme round him
That shone in the dark strange ring;

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