Stephen Spender

(28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995 / England)

Poems of Stephen Spender

1. A Childhood 4/22/2010
2. A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map 4/22/2010
3. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum 4/22/2010
4. Daybreak 4/22/2010
5. He will Watch the Hawk 4/22/2010
6. I Think Continually 4/22/2010
7. O Night O Trembling Night 4/22/2010
8. On The Pilots Who Destroyed Germany In The Spring Of 1945 4/22/2010
9. On The Third Day 4/22/2010
10. Port Bou 4/22/2010
11. The Labourer In The Vineyard 4/22/2010
12. The Landscape near an Aerodrome 4/22/2010
13. The Pylons 4/22/2010
14. The Room Above the Square 4/22/2010
15. The Shapes of Death 4/22/2010
16. The Trance 4/22/2010
17. Ultima Ratio Regum 4/22/2010

A Childhood

I am glad I met you on the edge
Of your barbarous childhood

In what purity of pleasure
You danced alone like a peasant
For the stamping joy's own sake!

How, set in their sandy sockets,
Your clear, truthful, transparent eyes

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