Arthur Bayldon

(20 March 1865 - 26 September 1958 / Leeds, England)

Poems of Arthur Bayldon

1. A Woman's Mood 1/4/2003
2. An Old Bush Road 1/4/2003
3. Crabs 4/21/2010
4. Crabs 5/12/2012
5. Marlowe 1/1/2004
6. Night-Silence 4/21/2010
7. Sunset 1/4/2003
8. The Dead Poet 3/19/2012
9. The Sea 1/4/2003
10. To America in 1915 5/12/2012
11. To Poesy 1/4/2003
12. Why I am Poor 5/12/2012

To Poesy

These vessels of verse, O Great Goddess, are filled with invisible tears,
With the sobs and sweat of my spirit and her desolate brooding for years;
See, I lay them -- not on thine altar, for they are unpolished and plain,
Not rounded enough by the potter, too much burnt in the furnace of pain;
But here in the dust, in the shadow, with a sudden wild leap of the heart
I kneel to tenderly kiss them, then in silence arise to depart.

I linger awhile at the portal with the light of the c

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