Английская поэзия

ГлавнаяБиографииСтихи по темамСлучайное стихотворениеПереводчикиСсылки
Рейтинг поэтовРейтинг стихотворений

Stephen Phillips (Стивен Филлипс)

The Hush

There is a hush before the thunder-jar,
When white the steeples against purple stand:
There is a hush when night with star on star
Goes ashen on the summer like a brand.
Now a more awful pause appals the soul,
When concentrating armies crouch to spring;
Stillness more fraught than any thunder-roll,
Dawn European with a redder wing.
The Teuton host no conscience onward drives;
Sullen they come; to slaughter shepherded;
Timed for the shambles with unwilling lives,
With doubt each soldier is already dead.
The massed battalions as a myth shall reel;
Vainly they fight, if first they cannot feel. 

Stephen Phillips's other poems:
  1. To a Lost Love
  2. Orestes
  3. The Shirker
  4. Beautiful Lie The Dead
  5. Ты после смерти, милая, живёшьO Thou Art Put To Many Uses, Sweet!

Распечатать стихотворение. Poem to print Распечатать стихотворение (Poem to print)

Количество обращений к стихотворению: 611

Последние стихотворения

Поддержать сайт

To English version


Английская поэзия. Адрес для связи eng-poetry.ru@yandex.ru