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Later Poems

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Author: Alice Meynell
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,750 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 386
Added to site: 2007.07.10
mnybks.net#: 17587
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

The throng go crowned with blue.

CHIMES

Brief, on a flying night,
From the shaken tower,
A flock of bells take flight,
And go with the hour.

Like birds from the cote to the gales,
Abrupt--O hark!
A fleet of bells set sails,
And go to the dark.

Sudden the cold airs swing.
Alone, aloud,
A verse of bells takes wing
And flies with the cloud.

UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN

Given, not lent,
And not withdrawn--once sent--
This Infant of mankind, this One,
Is still the little welcome Son.

New every year,
New-born and newly dear,
He comes with tidings and a song,
The ages long, the ages long.

Even as the cold
Keen winter grows not old;
As childhood is so fresh, foreseen,

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