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  • 1.
    Half-Ballad of Waterval

    (Non-commissioned Officers in Charge of Prisoners)


    When by the labor of my 'ands
    I've 'elped to pack a transport tight
    With prisoners for foreign lands,
    I ain't transported with delight.
    I know it's only just an' right,
    But yet it somehow sickens me,
    For I 'ave learned at Waterval
    The meanin' of captivity.

    Be'ind the pegged barb-wire strands,
    Beneath the tall electric light,
    We used to walk in bare-'ead bands,
    Explainin' 'ow we lost our fight;
    An' that is what they'll do to-night
    Upon the steamer out at sea,
    If I 'ave learned at Waterval
    The meanin' of captivity.

    They'll never know the shame that brands--
    Black shame no livin' down makes white--
    The mockin' from the sentry-stands,
    The women's laugh, the gaoler's spite.
    We are too bloomin'-much polite,
    But that is 'ow I'd 'ave us be . . .
    Since I 'ave learned at Waterval
    The meanin' of captivity.

    They'll get those draggin' days all right,
    Spent as a foreigner commands,
    An' 'orrors of the locked-up night,
    With 'Ell's own thinkin' on their 'ands.
    I'd give the gold o' twenty Rands
    (If it was mine) to set 'em free
    For I 'ave learned at Waterval
    The meanin' of captivity! read more »

  • 2.
    By the Grey Gulf-water

    Far to the Northward there lies a land,
    A wonderful land that the winds blow over,
    And none may fathom or understand
    The charm it holds for the restless rover; read more »

  • 3.
    Hayeswater

    A region desolate and wild.
    Black, chafing water: and afloat,
    And lonely as a truant child
    In a waste wood, a single boat: read more »

  • 4.
    Divine Epigrams: To our Lord, upon the Water Made Wine

    Thou water turn'st to wine, fair friend of life,
    Thy foe, to cross the sweet arts of thy reign,
    Distills from thence the tears of wrath and strife, read more »

  • 5.
    Evening Waterfall

    What is the name you called me?--
    And why did you go so soon?

    The crows lift their caws on the wind, read more »

  • 6.
    The Water-Nymph

    In lakeside leafy groves, a friar
    Escaped all worries; there he passed
    His summer days in constant prayer, read more »

  • 7.
    On the Breakwater

    On the breakwater in the summer dark, a man and a girl are sitting,
    She across his knee and they are looking face into face
    Talking to each other without words, singing rythms in silence to each other. read more »

  • 8.
    Prairie Waters By Night

    Chatter of birds two by two raises a night song joining a litany of running water--sheer waters
    showing the russet of old stones remembering many rains.

    And the long willows drowse on the shoulders of the running water, and sleep from much music; read more »

  • 9.
    The Water-Fall

    1 With what deep murmurs through time's silent stealth
    2 Doth thy transparent, cool, and wat'ry wealth
    3 Here flowing fall,
    4 And chide, and call, read more »

  • 10.
    Water makes many Beds

    Water makes many Beds
    For those averse to sleep -
    Its awful chamber open stands - read more »

  • 11.
    The Water Nymphs

    They hide in the brook when I seek to draw nearer,
    Laughing amain when I feign to depart;
    Often I hear them, now faint and now clearer— read more »

  • 12.
    As a Beam O'er the Face of the Waters May Glow

    As a beam o'er the face of the waters may glow
    While the tide runs in darkness and coldness below,
    So the cheek may be tinged with a warm sunny smile,
    Though the cold heart to ruin runs darkly the while. read more »

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  9. Life line, Somanathan Iyer
  10. The Barge Of The Night, Emmanuel George Cefai
  11. Water, Oh, water, Kelly Zion
  12. Water purity, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
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  14. Summer night, Framarz Bagheri
  15. Jyestha's Midday, Bijay Kant Dubey
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  20. Keep Your Head Up, William Cohen
  21. Water, water, David Stainton
  22. To drink, gajanan mishra
  23. Pools Of Water (revised), Heather Burns
  24. But no heat, gajanan mishra
  25. Water for life, Harshit Sheth
  26. Y/. the wondrous story of Clara, Aufie Zophy
  27. Water -everywhere, gajanan mishra
  28. Rain Is The Basis, gajanan mishra
  29. There is no place, gajanan mishra
  30. And What Is Water, gajanan mishra
  31. My order, gajanan mishra
  32. Perfect Marriage11, segun Johnson Ozique
  33. The philosophy of water, Matt Ancient
  34. River without, gajanan mishra
  35. Water water turbulent water, gajanan mishra
  36. Water, chandra thiagarajan
  37. Dripping Water, tayyeba mustafa
  38. Where The Waters Meet, raesheka antwine
  39. Splash!, Philo Yan
  40. Water: The Gift From Nature!, Sahil Mamtani
  41. Water, Gomotsegang Sebadieta
  42. Waters of an Oasis, fate mcfate
  43. Water Water, gajanan mishra
  44. When You See Water, Alice Walker
  45. rain, Ngyuyen Chich
  46. Water, Innocent Timburwa
  47. Water of life, Reinette J.v Rensburg
  48. Water, Rolling Juliet
  49. Pain Giving Water, Christopher Powers
  50. ZeN Poetry Of Water, Nyein Way
  51. Silence Of The Waters, steffy samuel
  52. Water, Jessie Hopkins
  53. Holy Water for sale, Saint Eule
  54. Water, The Matter, Bashyam Narayanan
  55. What Happens when I Cry, Rebecca Stansfield
  56. (We all must drink the water of life), Allen Steble
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  58. I Need Water, Salvatore Mazzeo
  59. whitering tears, fade ward
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  62. Water., Elaine Eatsbabies
  63. MINE WATER POT, OVERLORD DON MANUEL IHCAKEYNO
  64. Water, Secret Agent
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  66. Water, Prem Nizar Hameed
  67. THAT BODY OF WATER IS MINE, Aldo Kraas
  68. EVERYTHING YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR THIS DAYS, Aldo Kraas
  69. Water, Mishaal Javed Dawar
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  73. Water – Quarter, Bhavani Polimetla
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