Blanche Edith Baughan

(16 January 1870 - 20 August 1958 / Putney / Surrey)

Poems of Blanche Edith Baughan

1. Five Prayers 1/1/2004
2. God's Acre 1/1/2004
3. On the Just and the Unjust 1/1/2004
4. The Greatest Gift 1/1/2004
5. The 'Mary Ross' 1/1/2004
6. The Old Place 1/1/2004

God's Acre

’NEATH the spiring of spruces
Above the blue sea,
Lo, a field of white crosses,
A garden of grief!
—And a riot of roses,
Of red and white roses,
Rich Death! all in blossom,
Fair Loss! all in leaf.
Aye, their warm cherub-cheeks

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