CONFESSION

I particularly like the first poem which reminds me of the poetry of Dowson.

And now the dark days lengthen
So many friends have gone
I feel my spirit strengthen
Though so much feels so wrong

So many friends have gone,
Too many now to mention,
And so much feels so wrong,
The world is held in tension

Too many now to mention,
I sing my own sad song,
The world is held in tension
For better days I long

I sing my own sad song,
Free from all pretension,
For better days I long,
Time taught me a lesson

Free from all pretension
With those I live among,
Time taught me a lesson
Don’t join in the throng

With those I live among,
There can be no invention,
Don’t join in the throng,
No need to make impression

With those I live among,
I grieve with deep intention,
No need to make impression,
My time now is not long

I grieve with deep…

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3 thoughts on “CONFESSION

  1. blindzanygirl

    Thankyou so much for introducing me to the poetry of Dowson. It is beautiful. I did not know of him. I shall read much of him now. Thankyou.

    Reply

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