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Edmund Blunden Poems

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by Blunden, Edmund
I came to the churchyard where pretty Joy lies
On a morning in April, a rare sunny day;
Such bloom rose around, and so many birds' cries
That I sang for delight as...Read More



by Blunden, Edmund
    At Quincey's moat the squandering village ends,
    And there in the almshouse dwell the dearest friends
    Of all the village,...Read More

by Blunden, Edmund
Already fallen plum-bloom stars the green
And apple-boughs as knarred as old toads' backs
Wear their small roses ere a rose is seen;
The building thrush watches old Job who stacks
The bright-peeled osiers...Read More

by Blunden, Edmund
    Friend whom I never saw, yet dearest friend,
    Be with me travelling on the byeway now
    In April's month and...Read More



by Blunden, Edmund
    From what sad star I know not, but I found
    Myself new-born below the coppice rail,
    No bigger than the...Read More

by Blunden, Edmund
On the far hill the cloud of thunder grew
And sunlight blurred below; but sultry blue
Burned yet on the valley water where it hoards
Behind the miller's elmen floodgate boards,
And there the...Read More