James Stephens

(9 February 1882 - 26 December 1950 / Dublin)

James Stephens Poems

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

In The Poppy Field

Mad Patsy said, he said to me,
That every morning he could see
An angel walking on the sky;
Across the sunny skies of morn
He threw great handfuls far and nigh
Of poppy seed among the corn;
And then, he said, the angels run
To see the poppies in the sun.

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