Treasure Island

Edwin Muir

(15 May 1887 – 3 January 1959 / Orkney / Scotland)

Poems of Edwin Muir

1. Abraham 1/3/2003
2. Circle and Square 1/3/2003
3. Horses 4/1/2010
4. In Love For Long 1/3/2003
5. Merlin 1/3/2003
6. Reading in Wartime 4/1/2010
7. Robert the Bruce (To Douglas in Dying) 4/1/2010
8. Scotland 1941 1/3/2003
9. Scotland's Winter 1/3/2003
10. The Angel and the Girl 4/1/2010
11. The Animals 1/3/2003
12. The Castle 1/3/2003
13. The Child Dying 1/3/2003
14. The Combat 1/3/2003
15. The Confirmation 4/1/2010
16. The Days 4/1/2010
17. The Fathers 1/3/2003
18. The Good Man in Hell 1/3/2003
19. The Horses 1/3/2003
20. The Incarnate One 1/3/2003

Scotland's Winter

Now the ice lays its smooth claws on the sill,
The sun looks from the hill
Helmed in his winter casket,
And sweeps his arctic sword across the sky.
The water at the mill
Sounds more hoarse and dull.
The miller's daughter walking by
With frozen fingers soldered to her basket
Seems to be knocking

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