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Poems by Isaac Rosenberg

POEMS BY ISAAC ROSENBERG

POEMS BY ISAAC ROSENBERG FAR AWAY By what pale light or moon-pale shore Drifts my soul in lonely flight ? Regions God had floated o'er Ere He touched the world with light ? Not in Heaven and not in earth Is this water, is this moon ; For there is no starry birth, And no dawning and no noon. Far away—O far away, Mist-born—dewy vapours rise From the dim gates of the day Far below in earthly skies. Ill

; EARLIER POEMS SPRING walk and I wonder I To hear the birds sing Without you, my lady, How can there be Spring ? I see the pink blossoms That slept for a year, But who could have waked them While you were not near ? Birds sing to the blossoms, Blind, dreaming your pink ; These blush to the songsters, Your music they think : So well had you taught them To look and to sing, Your bloom and your music, The ways of the Spring. 145