Treasure Island

James Thomson

[Bysshe Vanolis] (23 November 1834 - 3 June 1882 / Port Glasgow, Scotland)

Poems of James Thomson

1. A Chant 5/6/2012
2. A Polish Insurgent 5/6/2012
3. A Recusant 5/6/2012
4. A Song of Sighing 1/3/2003
5. Approach to St. Paul's 1/3/2003
6. Art 1/3/2003
7. Day 1/3/2003
8. E.B.B. 5/6/2012
9. For I Must Sing of All I Feel and Know 1/3/2003
10. Four Points in a Life 1/3/2003
11. From the Midst of the Fire 5/6/2012
12. Gifts 1/3/2003
13. In a Christian Churchyard 1/3/2003
14. In the Room 1/3/2003
15. In the Train 1/3/2003
16. Insomnia 5/6/2012
17. L'Ancien Regime 1/3/2003
18. Life's Hebe 5/6/2012
19. LILAH, ALICE, HYPATIA 5/6/2012
20. Lines on his Twenty-Third Birthday 5/6/2012

Two Sonnets

I

"Why are your songs all wild and bitter sad
As funeral dirges with the orphans' cries?
Each night since first the world was made hath had
A sequent day to laugh it down the skies.
Chant us a glee to make our hearts rejoice,
Or seal in silence this unmanly moan."
My friend, I have no power to rule my voice --

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