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Surplice Poems

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Premium Member The Burial, Translation of Paul Verlaine's sonnet: L'Enterrement
The Burial, Translation of Paul Verlaine’s sonnet : L’Enterrement

I know nothing as gay as a burial !
The grave-digger who sings with his pickaxe in bright thrill
The church bells from afar reverberating with their svelte trille
The priest in a white surplice...Read More
Categories: surplice, funeral,
Form: Sonnet

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church
I just keep staying at home
with thunder for a chorister
and an ochard for a dome 

Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice
I just wear my wings
instead of tolling the bell for Church 
our little Sexton...Read More
Categories: surplice, faith, religion, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Would you trust a Yellow Rose?
The ramblings of a yellow rose,
What are they, do you suppose?
And is there any sense in prose,
When written by a rambling rose?

     And does it have a single purpose,
     Or is such...Read More
Categories: surplice, allegoryyellow,
Form: Couplet