Herbert Asquith Death Poems

  • 1.
    Hooded in angry mist, the sun goes down:
    Steel-gray the clouds roll out across the sea:
    Is this a Kingdom? Then give Death the crown,
    For here no emperor hath won, save He.
    ...
  • 2.
    THE spire is gone, that slept for centuries,
    Mirrored among the lilies, calm and low:
    And now the water holds but empty skies,
    Through which the rivers of the thunder flow.
    ...
  • 3.
    HOODED in angry mist, the sun goes down:
    Steel-gray the clouds roll out across the Sea:
    Is this a Kingdom? Then give Death the crown,
    For here no emperor hath won, save He.
    ...
  • 4.
    (TO A CHILD)

    LOVE be thy charioteer:
    In all thy brightening and thy darkening hours
    ...
  • 5.
    UNDER the stars the armies lie asleep:
    Between the lines a quiet river flows
    Through brakes of honeysuckle, and of rose,
    And fields where poppies droop in languor deep:
    ...
  • 6.
    In this red havoc of the patient earth,
    Though higher yet the tide of battle rise,
    Now has the hero cast away disguise,
    And out of ruin splendour comes to birth.
    ...
Total 6 Death Poems by Herbert Asquith

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