Francis William Lauderdale Adams

(27 September 1862 – 4 September 1893)

Poems of Francis William Lauderdale Adams

61. Prayer 4/20/2010
62. Proem 4/20/2010
63. Something 1/4/2003
64. Song Of The Dispossessed 4/20/2010
65. The Answer 4/20/2010
66. The Australian Flag 4/20/2010
67. The Caged Eagle 4/20/2010
68. The Fisherman 4/20/2010
69. The Mass Of Christ 4/20/2010
70. The New Locksley Hall 4/20/2010
71. The Outcasts 4/20/2010
72. The Peasants' Revolt 4/20/2010
73. The Truth 4/20/2010
74. To A. L. Gordon 1/4/2003
75. To An Artist 4/20/2010
76. To An Old Friend In England 4/20/2010
77. To Charles Parnell 4/20/2010
78. To England 4/20/2010
79. To His Love 4/20/2010
80. To India 4/20/2010

Dai Butsu

He sits. Upon the kingly head doth rest
The round-balled wimple, and the heavy rings
Touch on the shoulders where the swallow clings;
The downward garment shows the ambiguous breast;
The Face--that Face one scarce can look on, lest
One learn the secret of unspeakable things;
But the dread gaze descends with shudderings
To the veiled couched knees, the hands and thumbs close-pressed.
O lidded downcast eyes that bear the weight

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