Who is Robert Laurence Binyon
Laurence BinyonDrawing of Laurence Binyon by William Strang, 1901BornRobert Laurence Binyon
(1869-08-10)10 August 1869
Lancaster, Lancashire, EnglandDied10 March 1943(1943-03-10) (aged 73)
Reading, Berkshire, EnglandOccupation
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Robert Laurence Binyon Poems
- The Seasons' Comfort
O Summer sun, O moving trees!
O cheerful human noise, O busy glittering street!
What hour shall Fate in all the future find,
Or what delights, ever to equal these: ...
- The Tiger-lily
What wouldst thou with me? By what spell
My spirit allure, absorb, compel?
The last long beam that thou didst drink
Is buried now on evening's brink....
- To A Solitary Fir-tree
Fir, that on this moor austere,
Without kin or neighbour near,
Utterest now bleak winter's moan
As if its vext soul were thine own!...
- The Golden Gallery At Saint Paul's
The Golden Gallery lifts its aery crown
O'er dome and pinnacle: there I leaned and gazed.
Is this indeed my own familiar town,
This busy dream? Beneath me spreading hazed...
- Tristram's End
Tristram lies sick to death;
Dulled is his kingly eye,
Listless his famed right arm: earth--weary breath...