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John Frederick Freeman Poems
- Happy Is England Now
There is not anything more wonderful
Than a great people moving towards the deep
Of an unguessed and unfeared future; nor
Is aught so dear of all held dear before ...
- You That Were
You that were
Half my life ere life was mine;
You that on my shape the sign
Set of yours; ...
- The Slaves
The tall slaves bow if that capricious King
But glances as he passes;
Their dark hoods drawing over abashed faces
They bow humbly, unappealingly. ...
- Inevitable Change
Young as the Spring seemed life when she
Came from her silent East to me;
Unquiet as Autumn was my breast
When she declined into her West. ...
- Perversities Ii
Yet when I am alone my eyes say, Come.
My hands cannot be still.
In that first moment all my senses ache,
Cells, that were empty fill, ...