James Stephens

(9 February 1882 - 26 December 1950 / Dublin)

James Stephens Poems

1. Hate 1/1/2004
2. In The Poppy Field 1/1/2004
3. The Lonely God 1/1/2004
4. The Ancient Elf 1/1/2004
5. I heard a bird at dawn 1/1/2004
6. The Daisies 3/27/2010
7. The Spring In Ireland: 1916 3/27/2010
8. The Snare 3/27/2010
9. In The Cool Of The Evening 1/1/2004
10. Check 3/27/2010
11. The Glass Of Beer 3/27/2010
12. The Wind 3/27/2010
13. The Coolun 3/27/2010
14. The Goat Paths 3/27/2010
15. Righteous Anger 3/27/2010
16. A Visit from Abroad 3/27/2010
17. The Fifteen Acres 3/27/2010
18. April Showers 5/10/2012
19. Westland Row 3/27/2010
20. The Shell 5/10/2012

Hate

My enemy came nigh,
And I
Stared fiercely in his face.
My lips went writhing back in a grimace,
And stern I watched him with a narrow eye.
Then, as I turned away, my enemy,
That bitter heart and savage, said to me:
"Some day, when this is past,
When all the arrows that we have are cast,

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