Herbert Asquith High Poems

  • 1.
    THE sea-breeze beating on her brow,
    The foam asurge her shining feet,
    She stood,-a silver Victory,
    Poised high on some Athenian prow,
    ...
  • 2.
    IN domes of dim and ancient gold,
    In cloisters, where the lightning plays,
    Where gleam the gorgeous saints of old
    In aisles of jade and chrysoprase,
    ...
  • 3.
    Here lies a clerk who half his life had spent
    Toiling at ledgers in a city grey,
    Thinking that so his days would drift away
    With no lance broken in lifeĆ¢??s tournament:
    ...
  • 4.
    Hail! O Baby of the May
    In the bubbling river-bed,
    Playing where the cannon play,
    With the shrapnel overhead!
    ...
  • 5.
    OLD Man, your pearls are not for us,
    Your rubies die too soon:
    Have you the pearls of Sirius,
    Or opals of the moon?
    ...
  • 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 High Poems by Herbert Asquith

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