Frances Darwin Cornford
The Guitarist Tunes Up by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Guitarist Tunes Up by Frances Darwin Cornford

With what attentive courtesy he bentOver his instrument;Not as a lordly conquerer who couldCommand both wire and wood,But as a man with a loved woman might,Inquiring with ...

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Feri’s Dream by Frances Darwin Cornford

Feri’s Dream by Frances Darwin Cornford

I Had a little dog, and my dog was very small;He licked me in the face, and he answered to my call;Of all the treasures that were mine, I loved him most of all.His nose was fresh ...

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The New-Born Baby’s Song by Frances Darwin Cornford

The New-Born Baby’s Song by Frances Darwin Cornford

When I was twenty inches long,I could not hear the thrush's song;The radiance of the morning skiesWas most displeasing to my eyes.For loving looks, caressing words,I cared no more ...

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A Recollection by Frances Darwin Cornford

A Recollection by Frances Darwin Cornford

MY father's friend came once to tea.He laughed and talked. He spoke to me.But in another week they saidThat friendly pink-faced man was dead.' How sad . .' they said, 'the best of ...

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Pre-Existence by Frances Darwin Cornford

Pre-Existence by Frances Darwin Cornford

I laid me down upon the shoreAnd dreamed a little space;I heard the great waves break and roar;The sun was on my face.My idle hands and fingers brownPlayed with the pebbles ...

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To A Lady Seen From The Train by Frances Darwin Cornford

To A Lady Seen From The Train by Frances Darwin Cornford

O why do you walk through the fields in gloves,Missing so much and so much?O fat white woman whom nobody loves,Why do you walk through the fields in gloves,When the grass is soft ...

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On Rupert Brooke by Frances Darwin Cornford

On Rupert Brooke by Frances Darwin Cornford

A young Apollo, golden-haired, Stands dreaming on the verge of strife, Magnificently unprepared For the long littleness of life.

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Autumn Evening by Frances Darwin Cornford

Autumn Evening by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Shadows flickering, the daylight dying, And I upon the old red sofa lying, The great brown shadows leaping up the wall, The sparrows twittering; and that is all. I thought to ...

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The Old Witch In The Copse by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Old Witch In The Copse by Frances Darwin Cornford

I am a Witch, and a kind old Witch,There's many a one knows that--Alone I live in my little dark houseWith Pillycock, my cat.A girl came running through the night,When all the ...

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Autumn Morning At Cambridge by Frances Darwin Cornford

Autumn Morning At Cambridge by Frances Darwin Cornford

I ran out in the morning, when the air was clean and new, And all the grass was glittering and grey with autumn dew, I ran out to the apple tree and pulled an apple down, And all ...

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In France by Frances Darwin Cornford

In France by Frances Darwin Cornford

The poplars in the fields of France Are golden ladies come to dance ; But yet to see them there is none But I and the September sun. The girl who in their shadow sits Can only see ...

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Rhyme For A Phonetician by Frances Darwin Cornford

Rhyme For A Phonetician by Frances Darwin Cornford

Brave English language, you are strong as trees,Yet intricate and stately. Thus one seesThrough branches clear-embroidered stars. You pleaseOur sense as damask roses on the ...

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The Coast: Norfolk by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Coast: Norfolk by Frances Darwin Cornford

As on the highway's quiet edgeHe mows the grass beside the hedge,The old man has for companyThe distant, grey, salt-smelling sea,A poppied field, a cow and calf,The finches on the ...

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The Watch by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Watch by Frances Darwin Cornford

I wakened on my hot, hard bed; Upon the pillow lay my head; Beneath the pillow I could hear My little watch was ticking clear. I thought the throbbing of it went Like my ...

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The Ragwort by Frances Darwin Cornford

The Ragwort by Frances Darwin Cornford

The thistles on the sandy flats Are courtiers with crimson hats ; The ragworts, growing up so straight, Are emperors who stand in state, And march about, so proud and bold, In ...

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