Herbert Asquith Music Poems

  • 1.
    NOW that the soul has left its throne
    Behind your mortal eyes,
    And light, and colour and sound are gone
    From the body's palaces :
    ...
  • 2.
    The starshells float above, the bayonets glisten;
    We bear our fallen friend without a sound;
    Below the waiting legions lie and listen
    To us, who march upon their burial-ground.
    ...
  • 3.
    FAREWELL, the village leaning to the hill,
    And all the cawing rooks that homeward fly ;
    The bees; the drowsy anthem of the mill
    The willows winding under April sky !
    ...
  • 4.
    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,
    ...
  • 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:
    ...
Total 5 Music Poems by Herbert Asquith

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