Stevie Smith Alone Poems

  • 1.
    Deeply morbid deeply morbid was the girl who typed the letters
    Always out of office hours running with her social betters
    But when daylight and the darkness of the office closed about her
    Not for this ah not for this her office colleagues came to doubt her
  • 2.
    Nobody knows what I feel about Freddy
    I cannot make anyone understand
    I love him sub specie aet ernitaties
    I love him out of hand.
  • 3.
    Dearest Evelyn, I often think of you
    Out with the guns in the jungle stew
    Yesterday I hittapotamus
    I put the measurements down for you but they got lost in the fuss
  • 4.
    Alone in the woods I felt
    The bitter hostility of the sky and the trees
    Nature has taught her creatures to hate
    Man that fusses and fumes
  • 5.
    Our Bog is dood, our Bog is dood,
    They lisped in accents mild,
    But when I asked them to explain
    They grew a little wild.
  • 6.
    Away, melancholy,
    Away with it, let it go.

    Are not the trees green,
  • 7.
    Walking swiftly with a dreadful duchess,
    He smiled too briefly, his face was pale as sand,
    He jumped into a taxi when he saw me coming,
    Leaving my alone with a private meaning,
Total 7 Alone Poems by Stevie Smith

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The Flatting-Mill. An Illustration
 by William Cowper

When a bar of pure silver or ingot of gold
Is sent to be flatted or wrought into length,
It is pass'd between cylinders often, and roll'd
In an engine of utmost mechanical strength.

Thus tortured and squeezed, at last it appears
Like a loose heap of ribbon, a glittering show,
Like music it tinkles and rings in your ears,

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