Stevie Smith

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

Stevie Smith Poems

1. Not Waving but Drowning 1/3/2003
2. Alone in the Woods 1/3/2003
3. I Do Not Speak 1/3/2003
4. The Pleasures of Friendship 1/3/2003
5. Never Again 1/3/2003
6. The Jungle Husband 1/3/2003
7. I Remember 1/3/2003
8. Happiness 1/3/2003
9. The Reason 1/3/2003
10. Mother, Among the Dustbins 1/3/2003
11. Tenuous and Precarious 1/3/2003
12. Drugs Made Pauline Vague 1/3/2003
13. Autumn 1/3/2003
14. Infelice 1/3/2003
15. My Heart Was Full 1/3/2003
16. Deeply Morbid 1/3/2003
17. Sunt Leones 1/3/2003
18. In the Night 1/3/2003
19. Nor We of Her to Him 1/3/2003
20. Pretty 4/7/2004

Happiness

Happiness is silent, or speaks equivocally for friends,
Grief is explicit and her song never ends,
Happiness is like England, and will not state a case,
Grief, like Guilt, rushes in and talks apace.

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