Archibald Macleish Dark Poems

  • 1.
    The incoherent rushing of the train
    Dulls like a drugged pain

    Numbs
    ...
  • 2.
    I speak this poem now with grave and level voice
    In praise of autumn, of the far-horn-winding fall.

    I praise the flower-barren fields, the clouds, the tall
    ...
  • 3.
    Oh, not the loss of the accomplished thing!
    Not dumb farewells, nor long relinquishment
    Of beauty had, and golden summer spent,
    And savage glory of the fluttering
    ...
  • 4.
    WE HAVE loved each other in this time twenty years
    And with such love as few men have in them even for
    One or for the marriage month or the hearing of
    Three nights' carts in the street but it will leave them:
    ...
  • 5.
    We too, we too, descending once again
    The hills of our own land, we too have heard
    Far off -- Ah, que ce cor a longue haleine --
    The horn of Roland in the passages of Spain,
    ...
  • 6.
    The star dissolved in eveningâ??the one star
    The silently
    and night O soon now, soon
    And still the light now
    ...
  • 7.
    And here face down beneath the sun
    And here upon earth's noonward height
    To feel the always coming on
    The always rising of the night
    ...
  • 8.
    We too, we too, descending once again
    The hills of our own land, we too have heard
    Far off-Ah, que ce cor a longue haleine-
    The horn of Roland in the passages of Spain,
    ...
  • 9.
    Quite unexpectedly, as Vasserot
    The armless ambidextrian was lighting
    A match between his great and second toe,
    And Ralph the lion was engaged in biting
    ...
Total 9 Dark Poems by Archibald Macleish

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