Frederic Manning

(22 July 1882 – 22 February 1935 / Sydney)

Frederic Manning Poems

1. Grotesque 4/10/2010
2. The Trenches 1/1/2004
3. Kore 4/10/2010
4. Leaves 4/10/2010
5. At Even 4/10/2010
6. The Sign 4/10/2010

At Even

Hush ye! Hush ye! My babe is sleeping.
Hush, ye winds, that are full of sorrow!
Hush, ye rains, from your weary weeping!
Give him slumber until to-morrow.

Hush ye, yet! In the years hereafter,
Surely sorrow is all his reaping;
Tears shall be in the place of laughter,
Give him peace for a while in sleeping.

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