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John McCrae (Джон Маккрей)


Then and Now


Beneath her window in the fragrant night
I half forget how truant years have flown
Since I looked up to see her chamber-light,
Or catch, perchance, her slender shadow thrown
Upon the casement; but the nodding leaves
Sweep lazily across the unlit pane,
And to and fro beneath the shadowy eaves,
Like restless birds, the breath of coming rain
Creeps, lilac-laden, up the village street
When all is still, as if the very trees
Were listening for the coming of her feet
That come no more; yet, lest I weep, the breeze
Sings some forgotten song of those old years
Until my heart grows far too glad for tears.



John McCrae's other poems:
  1. The Harvest of the Sea
  2. Equality
  3. In Due Season
  4. Unsolved
  5. Disarmament


Poems of other poets with the same name (Стихотворения других поэтов с таким же названием):

  • Thomas Hardy (Томас Гарди (Харди)) Then and Now ("When battles were fought") 1915
  • Ella Wilcox (Элла Уилкокс) Then and Now ("A little time agone, a few brief years")

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