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Poem: Epiphany

Unearthly lightening of presage
In any dark day's iron age
May come to lift the hair and bless
Even our tired earthliness,

And sundown bring an age of gold,
Forgèd in faëry, far and old,
An elsewhere and an elfin light,
And kings rise eastward in the night.

- Robert Gitzgerald
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    - Walter de la Mare To Edward Thomas The haze of noon wanned silver-grey, The soundless mansion of the sun; The air made visible in his ray, Like…

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    - Dylan Thomas Shall gods be said to thump the clouds When clouds are cursed by thunder, Be said to weep when weather howls? Shall rainbows be…

  • Poem: The Empty House

    - Walter de la Mare See this house, how dark it is Beneath its vast-boughed trees! Not one trembling leaflet cries To that Watcher in the…