Who is Alice Meynell



Meynell in 1912 Meynell by John Singer Sargent, pencil, 1894
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Alice Meynell Poems

  • Parted
    Farewell to one now silenced quite,
    Sent out of hearing, out of sight,--
    My friend of friends, whom I shall miss,
    He is not banished, though, for this,-- ...
  • A Song Of Derivations
    I come from nothing; but from where
    Come the undying thoughts I bear?
    Down, through the long links of death and birth,
    From the past poets of the earth, ...
  • Maternity
    One wept whose only child was dead,
    New-born, ten years ago.
    "Weep not; he is in bliss," they said.
    She answered, "Even so, ...
  • Cradle-song At Twilight
    The child not yet is lulled to rest.
    Too young a nurse, the slender Night
    So laxly holds him to her breast
    That throbs with flight. ...
  • The Return To Nature.
    (I) PROMETHEUS 1-
    IT was the south : mid-everything,
    -
    Mid-land, mid-summer, noon ; ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Alice Meynell

Heart 11 Sweet 9 World 9 Night 9 Life 8 Bright 7 Long 7 Sky 6 Summer 6 Young 6


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  • Artistwithwords: happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind. alice meynell
  • Carylloper: happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind ~alice meynell
  • Soulfullysue: happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind. alice meynell
  • Curtmlynch: christ in the universe by alice meynell 1917
  • Soulecting: happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind. alice meynell
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Heart to heart!
And the stillness of night and the moonlight, like hushed breathing
Silently, stealthily moving across thy hair!

O womanly face!
Tender and strong and lucent with infinite feeling,
Shrinking with startled joy, like wind-struck water,
And yet so frank, so unashamed of love!
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