Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Conviction (II)


I walked abroad in Easter Park,
I heard the wild dog's distant bark,
I knew my Lord was risen again, -
Wild dog, wild dog, you bark in vain.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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