Gilbert Keith Chesterton

(29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936 / London, England)

Poems of Gilbert Keith Chesterton

1. A Ballad of Abbreviations 4/15/2012
2. A Ballad of Theatricals 4/15/2012
3. A Ballade of an Anti-puritan 4/15/2012
4. A Ballade of Suicide 1/1/2004
5. A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis 4/15/2012
6. A Child of the Snows 1/1/2004
7. A Christmas Carol 4/15/2012
8. A Cider Song 1/1/2004
9. A Hymn 1/1/2004
10. A Little Litany 1/1/2004
11. A Prayer in Darkness 1/1/2004
12. A Song of Defeat 1/1/2004
13. A Word 4/15/2012
14. Americanisation 1/1/2004
15. An Answer to Frances Cornford 1/1/2004
16. Antichrist, or the Reunion of Christendom: An Ode 1/1/2004
17. By the Babe Unborn 4/15/2012
18. Cyclopean 4/15/2012
19. Ecclesiastes 1/1/2004
20. Elegy in a Country Churchyard 1/1/2004

The Great Minimum

It is something to have wept as we have wept,
It is something to have done as we have done,
It is something to have watched when all men slept,
And seen the stars which never see the sun.

It is something to have smelt the mystic rose,
Although it break and leave the thorny rods,
It is something to have hungered once as those
Must hunger who have ate the bread of gods.

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