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William Watson Poems

  • A Song Of Three Singers
    I

    Wave and wind and willow-tree
    Speak a speech that no man knoweth; ...
  • Lines In A Flyleaf Of 'christabel'
    Inhospitably hast thou entertained,
    O Poet, us the bidden to thy board,
    Whom in mid-feast, and while our thousand mouths
    Are one laudation of the festal cheer, ...
  • Vanishings
    As one whose eyes have watched the stricken day
    Swoon to its crimson death adown the sea,
    Turning his face to eastward suddenly
    Sees a lack-lustre world all chill and gray,- ...
  • The Princes' Quest - Part The First
    There was a time, it passeth me to say
    How long ago, but sure 'twas many a day
    Before the world had gotten her such store
    Of foolish wisdom as she hath,-before ...
  • Lachrymæ Musarum
    Low, like another's, lies the laurelled head:
    The life that seemed a perfect song is o'er:
    Carry the last great bard to his last bed.
    Land that he loved, thy noblest voice is mute. ...
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Charles Baudelaire Poem
Le Masque (The Mask)
 by Charles Baudelaire

Statue allégorique dans le goà»t de la Renaissance

Contemplons ce trésor de grâces florentines;
Dans l'ondulation de ce corps musculeux
L'Elégance et la Force abondent, soeurs divines.
Cette femme, morceau vraiment miraculeux,
Divinement robuste, adorablement mince,
Est faite pour trà´ner sur des lits somptueux
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