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The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,478 / 250 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 5,333
mnybks.net#: 5656
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

of melody lingering in the mind after the voice of the singer is silent.

Where forlorn sunsets flare and fade
On desolate sea and lonely sand,
Out of the silence and the shade
What is the voice of strange command
Calling you still, as friend calls friend
With love that cannot brook delay,
To rise and follow the ways that wend
Over the hills and far away?

Hark in the city, street on street
A roaring reach of death and life,
Of vortices that clash and fleet
And ruin in appointed strife,
Hark to it calling, calling clear,
Calling until you cannot stay
From dearer things than your own most dear
Over the hills and far away.

Out of the sound of ebb and flow,
Out of the sight of lamp and star,
It calls you where the good winds blow,
And the unchanging meadows are:
From faded hopes and hopes agleam,
It calls you, calls you night and day
Beyond the dark int

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****

proposed title- A SOUND OF SILENCE

this is a poem from heart
begins from heart and end at heart
blowing my mind with the heavens smile



2009.01.30
Rajib
****.

Very nice to read and it is a pleaser to read this kind of poitry


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