Geoffrey Grigson

(2 March 1905 – 25 November 1985 / Pelynt, Cornwall)

Geoffrey Grigson Poems

1. Two Are Together 4/21/2010
2. Before A Fall 1/3/2003
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Before A Fall

And what was the big room he walked in?
  The big room he walked in,
  Over the smooth floor,
  Under the sky light,
  Was his own brain.

And what was it he admired there?
  He admired there
  The oval mirror.

And what was it the oval mirror showed him there?
  It showed him the roots
  Through the ceiling,
  The gross armchair, the bookcase
  Shuttered with glass,
  The Hymns bound in velvet,
  The porcelain ...

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