Treasure Island

William Ernest Henley

(1849 - 1902 / Gloucester / England)

Poems of William Ernest Henley

1. A Child 4/12/2010
2. A Dainty Thing's The Villanelle 4/12/2010
3. A Desolate Shore 4/12/2010
4. A Late Lark Twitters From The Quiet Skies 4/12/2010
5. A Love By The Sea 4/12/2010
6. A New Song to an Old Tune 4/12/2010
7. A Thanksgiving 4/12/2010
8. A Wink From Hesper 4/12/2010
9. After 4/12/2010
10. Allegro Maestoso 4/12/2010
11. Andante Con Moto 4/12/2010
12. Anterotics 4/12/2010
13. Anterotics 4/12/2010
14. Apparition 4/12/2010
15. Arabian Night's Entertainments 4/12/2010
16. As Like The Woman As You Can 4/12/2010
17. At Queensferry 4/12/2010
18. Attadale, West Highlands 4/12/2010
19. Ave, Caesar! 4/12/2010
20. Back-View 4/12/2010

Barmaid

Though, if you ask her name, she says Elise,
Being plain Elizabeth, e'en let it pass,
And own that, if her aspirates take their ease,
She ever makes a point, in washing glass,
Handling the engine, turning taps for tots,
And countering change, and scorning what men say,
Of posing as a dove among the pots,
Nor often gives her dignity away.
Her head's a work of art, and, if her eyes

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