Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell

(7 September 1887 - 9 December 1964 / Scarborough, Yorkshire)

Four in the Morning


Cried the navy-blue ghost
Of Mr. Belaker
The allegro Negro cocktail-shaker,
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Comments about this poem (Four in the Morning by Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell )

  • Gold Star - 5,611 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (9/7/2014 9:02:00 AM)

    a glimpse of a life long passed during an era most of us will only read about or see in a movie..very picturesque and imaginative..funny how poetry can transport the reader to places and time not experienced by the reader..in real life... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (9/7/2013 6:53:00 PM)

    What? ... I am seriously lost. Someone please help me; I don't actually think I'm dumb.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Kelvin Owusu (9/11/2012 10:31:00 PM)

    i say this, this is an amazing piece very well written well done (Report) Reply

  • Rookie P W (9/16/2008 12:31:00 AM)

    Sorry, you can't read this glorious absurdity without Walton's amazing music in the background making magic out of genius. (Report) Reply

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