Charles Stuart Calverley

(22 December 1831 – 17 February 1884 / Martley, Worchestershire)

Charles Stuart Calverley Poems

1. Peace. A Study 5/13/2001
2. Forever 12/31/2002
3. Love 5/13/2001
4. The Auld Wife 1/1/2004
5. Companions - A Tale Of A Grandfather 1/1/2004
6. Beer 5/13/2001
7. Charades 4/13/2010
8. Dirge 4/13/2010
9. Gemini And Virgo 4/13/2010
10. Dover To Munich 4/13/2010
11. A, B, C. 4/13/2010
12. Hic Vir, Hic Est 4/13/2010
13. Ode To Tobacco 4/13/2010
14. Isabel 4/13/2010
15. The Cock And The Bull 4/13/2010
16. On The Brink 1/1/2004
17. Changed 5/13/2001
18. Lovers and a Reflection 4/13/2010
19. Striking 4/13/2010
20. To Mrs. Goodchild 4/13/2010

On The Brink

I WATCH’D her as she stoop’d to pluck
A wild flower in her hair to twine;
And wish’d that it had been my luck
To call her mine;

Anon I heard her rate with mad,
Mad words her babe within its cot,
And felt particularly glad
That it had not.

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