John Mccrae Long Poems

  • 1.
    “. . . defeated, with great loss.”

    Not we the conquered! Not to us the blame
  • 2.
    Ye have sung me your songs, ye have chanted your rimes
    (I scorn your beguiling, O sea!)
    Ye fondle me now, but to strike me betimes.
    (A treacherous lover, the sea!)
  • 3.
    “It fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers.
    And he said unto his father, My head, my head. And he said to a lad,
    Carry him to his mother. And . . . he sat on her knees till noon,
    and then died. And she went up, and laid him on the bed. . . .
  • 4.
    The earth grows white with harvest; all day long
    The sickles gleam, until the darkness weaves
    Her web of silence o'er the thankful song
    Of reapers bringing home the golden sheaves.
  • 5.

    Here all the day she swings from tide to tide,
  • 6.

    Sleep, little eyes
    That brim with childish tears amid thy play,
  • 7.
    The day is past and the toilers cease;
    The land grows dim 'mid the shadows grey,
    And hearts are glad, for the dark brings peace
    At the close of day.
  • 8.
    “Sleep, weary ones, while ye may-
    Sleep, oh, sleep!”
    Eugene Field.

Total 8 Long Poems by John Mccrae

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