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Richard Aldington

(8 July 1892 – 27 July 1962 / Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Poems of Richard Aldington

1. At the British Museum 1/3/2003
2. Bombardment 1/3/2003
3. Childhood 1/3/2003
4. Daisy 1/3/2003
5. Epilogue 1/3/2003
6. Goodbye! 1/3/2003
7. Images 1/3/2003
8. Lemures 1/3/2003
9. Prelude 1/3/2003
10. Round-Pond 1/3/2003
11. The Faun Sees Snow for the First Time 1/3/2003
12. The Poplar 1/3/2003

The Poplar

Why do you always stand there shivering
Between the white stream and the road?

The people pass through the dust
On bicycles, in carts, in motor-cars;
The waggoners go by at down;
The lovers walk on the grass path at night.

Stir from your roots, walk, poplar!

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