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

A Prayer in Time of War

The war will change many things in art and life, and among them, it is to be hoped, many of our own ideas as to what is, and what is not, "intellectual."

Thou, whose deep ways are in the sea,
Whose footsteps are not known,
To-night a world that turned from Thee
Is waiting -- at Thy Throne.

The towering Babels that we raised
Where scoffing sophists brawl,

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