E. J. Pratt Time Poems

  • 1.
    Perched on a dead volcanic pile,
    Now charted as a submerged peak,
    Near to a moon-washed coral isle,
    A hundred leagues from Mozambique,
  • 2.
    Now it was clear to every Shade
    That some great wonder was before them,
    As Tom upon the palisade
    Emptied, as fast as Lulu bore them,
  • 3.

    A half-point Nor'ard from the West,
    A bluish-tinted spot of light,
  • 4.
    Dawn from the Foretop! Dawn from the Barrel!
    A scurry of feet with a roar overhead;
    The master-watch wildly pointing to Northward,
    Where the herd in front of The Eagle was spread!
  • 5.
    Comes not the springtime here,
    Though the snowdrop came,
    And the time of the cowslip is near,
    For a yellow flame
  • 6.
    Not since the time the sense of evil
    Caught our first parents by surprise,
    While eating fruit in Paradise,
    One fateful morning, had the Devil,
Total 6 Time Poems by E. J. Pratt

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