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  • The Sign-post
    The dim sea glints chill. The white sun is shy,
    And the skeleton weeds and the never-dry,
    Rough, long grasses keep white with frost
    At the hill-top by the finger-post; ...
  • The Barn
    They should never have built a barn there, at all -
    Drip, drip, drip! - under that elm tree,
    Though when it was young. Now it is old
    But good, not like the barn and me. ...
  • It Was Upon
    It was upon a July evening.
    At a stile I stood, looking along a path
    Over the country by a second Spring
    Drenched perfect green again. 'The lattermath ...
  • In Memoriam (easter, 1915)
    The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
    This Eastertide call into mind the men,
    Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
    Have gathered them and will do never again....
  • The Word
    There are so many things I have forgot,
    That once were much to me, or that were not,
    All lost, as is a childless woman's child
    And its child's children, in the undefiled ...
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Never 41 Night 26 Sun 26 Dark 23 I Love You 22 Love 22 Lost 21 Long 21 Earth 20 White 20


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War_poets: 8 december 1940 alun lewis writes ‘horizon has accepted a poem by return of post. one called ‘all day it has rained’ – you haven’t seen it. and they’ve also sent me a volume of edward thomas’s poems to review for them'
1800sozpublican: publican thomas edward macphie, of the brisbane water hotel, nyeamba, district of wagga wagga - 1844
Thomas_plots: annie shunts edward via silverhatch raceway to trotter farm, annoying cthulu and causing confusion and delay
Lindyli: gorsuch was rude to neal katyal who defended democracy barrett was rude to colorado’s solicitor general alito joked about black kids in kkk costumes thomas refused to recuse himself despite having an insurrectionist wife i present to you the clown jewels of the supreme court
Wearethedead: major edward thomas kelly (canadian infantry - central ontario regiment). apr. 24, 1915.
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Her Toys
 by Robert Service

I sat her in her baby chair,
And set upon its tray
Her kewpie doll and teddy bear,
But no, she would not play.
Although they looked so wistfully
Her favour to implore,
She laughed at me with elfin glee
And dashed them to the floor.
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