William Wilfred Campbell

(1858 - 1918 / Ontario)

William Wilfred Campbell Poems

1. An October Evening 5/13/2001
2. Bereavement Of The Fields 5/13/2001
3. Canadian Folksong 1/1/2004
4. England 4/15/2010
5. Foundations 4/15/2010
6. How One Winter Came In The Lake Region 5/13/2001
7. In My Study, 1/1/2004
8. Indian Summer 4/15/2010
9. Langemarck At Ypres 4/15/2010
10. Night 4/15/2010
11. Not Unto Endless Dark 4/15/2010
12. On Christmas Eve 1/1/2004
13. Out Of Pompeii 5/13/2001
14. Pan The Fallen 5/13/2001
15. Snow 1/1/2004
16. Spring 4/15/2010
17. Spring In Canada 4/15/2010
18. Stella Flammarum: An Ode To Halley's Comet 5/13/2001
19. The Avenging Angel 5/13/2001
20. The Blind Caravan 5/13/2001
21. The Children Of The Foam 4/15/2010
22. The Dread Voyage 5/13/2001
23. The Dreamers 4/15/2010
24. The End Of The Furrow 12/31/2002
25. The Higher Kinship 12/31/2002
26. The Last Prayer 4/15/2010
27. The Mother 4/15/2010
28. The Politician 12/31/2002
29. The Sky Watcher 12/31/2002
30. The Werewolves 11/23/2015
31. The Wind's Royalty 4/15/2010
32. The Winter Lakes 12/31/2002
33. To A Robin In November 1/1/2004
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How One Winter Came In The Lake Region

1 For weeks and weeks the autumn world stood still,
2 Clothed in the shadow of a smoky haze;
3 The fields were dead, the wind had lost its will,
4 And all the lands were hushed by wood and hill,
5 In those grey, withered days.

6 Behind a mist the blear sun rose and set,
7 At night the moon would nestle in a cloud;
8 The fisherman, a ghost, did cast his net;
9 The lake its shores forgot to chafe and fret,
10 And hushed its caverns loud.

11 Far in the smoky woods the birds were mute,
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Out Of Pompeii

1 She lay, face downward, on her beaded arm,
2 In this her new, sweet dream of human bliss,
3 Her heart within her fearful, fluttering, warm,
4 Her lips yet pained with love's first timorous kiss.
5 She did not note the darkening afternoon,
6 She did not mark the lowering of the sky
7 O'er that great city. Earth had given its boon
8 Unto her lips, love touched her and passed by.

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