John Davidson Heaven Poems

  • 1.
    'A letter from my love to-day!
    Oh, unexpected, dear appeal!'
    She struck a happy tear away,
    And broke the crimson seal.
  • 2.
    As I went down to Dymchurch Wall,
    I heard the South sing o'er the land
    I saw the yellow sunlight fall
    On knolls where Norman churches stand.
  • 3.
    I hang about the streets all day,
    At night I hang about;
    I sleep a little when I may,
    But rise betimes the morning's scout;
  • 4.
    Athwart the sky a lowly sigh
    From west to east the sweet wind carried;
    The sun stood still on Primrose Hill;
    His light in all the city tarried:
  • 5.
    I couldn't touch a stop and turn a screw,
    And set the blooming world a-work for me,
    Like such as cut their teeth -- I hope, like you --
    On the handle of a skeleton gold key;
  • 6.
    ‘O which is the last rose?'
    A blossom of no name.
    At midnight the snow came;
    At daybreak a vast rose,
Total 6 Heaven Poems by John Davidson

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