Robert Nichols
The Assault by Robert Nichols

The Assault by Robert Nichols

The beating of the guns grows louder.'Not long, boys, now.'My heart burns whiter, fearfuller, prouder;Hurricanes growAs guns redouble their fire.Through the shaken periscope ...

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The Day’s March by Robert Nichols

The Day’s March by Robert Nichols

The battery grides and jingles,Mile succeeds to mile;Shaking the noonday sunshineThe guns lunge out awhile,And then are still awhile.We amble along the highway;The reeking, ...

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Fulfilment by Robert Nichols

Fulfilment by Robert Nichols

Was there love once? I have forgotten her. Was there grief once? Grief yet is mine. Other loves I have, men rough, but men who stir More grief, more joy, than love of thee and ...

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Farewell by Robert Nichols

Farewell by Robert Nichols

For the last time, maybe, upon the knollI stand. The eve is golden, languid, sad.Day like a tragic actor plays his roleTo the last whispered word and falls gold-clad.I, too, take ...

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I Must Remember Now by Robert Nichols

I Must Remember Now by Robert Nichols

I must remember now how once I woke To find the harsh lamplight stream upon her bed, The ceiling tremble in its giddy smoke, And on the wall the agile spider spread, To hear the ...

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Comrades An Episode by Robert Nichols

Comrades An Episode by Robert Nichols

Before, before he was awareThe 'Verey' light had risen… on the airin hung glistering..And he could not stay his handFrom moving to the barbed wire's broken strand.A rifle ...

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Three Songs Of The Enigma by Robert Nichols

Three Songs Of The Enigma by Robert Nichols

ISOMETHINGHow long I have wished for something I know well,But what that something is I cannot tell.So often at sunrise in sad tears I wakeShivering with longing for its sake;So ...

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At The Wars by Robert Nichols

At The Wars by Robert Nichols

Now that I am ta'en awayAnd may not see another dayWhat is it to my eye appears?What sound rings in my stricken ears?Not even the voice of any friendOr eyes ...

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The Pilgrim by Robert Nichols

The Pilgrim by Robert Nichols

Put by the sun my joyful soul,We are for darkness that is whole;Put by the wine, now for long yearsWe must be thirsty with salt tears;Put by the rose, bind thou insteadThe ...

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The Philosopher’s Oration: A Faun’s Holiday by Robert Nichols

The Philosopher’s Oration: A Faun’s Holiday by Robert Nichols

Meanwhile, though nations in distress Cower at a comet's loveliness Shaken across the midnight sky; Though the wind roars, and Victory, A virgin fierce, on vans of gold Stoops ...

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Evenstar by Robert Nichols

Evenstar by Robert Nichols

Evenstar, still evenstarIf this twilight thou dost shineOn a more unhappy head,On tears lonelier than mine,Vainer prayers and deepest sighs,Take, sweet spirit, thou that ...

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To by Robert Nichols

To by Robert Nichols

Asleep within the deadest hour of night And turning with the earth, I was aware How suddenly the eastern curve was bright, As when the sun arises from his lair. But not the sun ...

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November by Robert Nichols

November by Robert Nichols

As I walk the misty hillAll is languid, fogged, and still;Not a note of any birdNor any motion's hint is heard,Save from soaking thickets roundTrickle or water's rushing sound,And ...

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Night Rhapsody by Robert Nichols

Night Rhapsody by Robert Nichols

How beautiful it is to wake at night,When over all there reigns the ultimate spellOf complete silence, darkness absolute,To feel the world, tilted on axle-tree,In slow gyration, ...

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The Prophetic Bard’s Oration: From A Faun’s Holiday by Robert Nichols

The Prophetic Bard’s Oration: From A Faun’s Holiday by Robert Nichols

'Be warned! I feel the world grow old, And off Olympus fades the gold Of the simple passionate sun; And the Gods wither one by one; Proud-eyed Apollo's bow is broken, And throned ...

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The Flower Of Flame by Robert Nichols

The Flower Of Flame by Robert Nichols

IAS round the cliff I came aloneThe whole bay bared its blaze to me;Loud sang the wind, the wild sun shoneThe tumbled clouds fled scattering on,Light shattered on wave and winking ...

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O Nightingale My Heart by Robert Nichols

O Nightingale My Heart by Robert Nichols

O Nightingale my heartHow sad thou art!How heavy is thy wing,Desperately whirrëd that thy throat may flingSong to the tingling silences remote!Thine eye whose ruddy sparkBurned ...

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Pæan by Robert Nichols

Pæan by Robert Nichols

upon seeing a portrait of BlakeSomething moves in his dust,Flame sleeps beneath the crust;O whence had he those eyesLit with celestial surprise?From what world blew that gust?Are ...

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The Sprig Of Lime by Robert Nichols

The Sprig Of Lime by Robert Nichols

He lay, and those who watched him were amazedTo see unheralded beneath the lidsTwin tears, new-gathered at the price of pain,Start and at once run crookedly athwartCheeks ...

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The Tower by Robert Nichols

The Tower by Robert Nichols

It was deep night, and over Jerusalem's low roofs The moon floated, drifting through high vaporous woofs. The moonlight crept and glistened silent, solemn, sweet, Over dome and ...

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The Stranger by Robert Nichols

The Stranger by Robert Nichols

Never am I so aloneAs when I walk among the crowd — Blurred masks of stern or grinning stone,Unmeaning eyes and voices loud.Gaze dares not encounter gaze,…Humbled, I turn my head ...

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Address To The Sunset by Robert Nichols

Address To The Sunset by Robert Nichols

Exquisite stillness! What serenitiesOf earth and air! How bright atop the wall The stonecrop’s fire and beyond the precipice How huge, how hushed the primrose evenfall! How ...

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