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Clinton Scollard (Клинтон Сколлард)


The Statue


As perfect in their symmetry as thine,
O inarticulate marble lips, were those
My love once raised to mine, yet tinged with rose
And freighted with a redolence divine.
Her poise of head was queenly; fair and fine
Her alabaster arms that shamed the snows;
Her gracious bearing had thy pure repose,
And stately was she as the forest pine.

Knowledge sat throned upon her regal brow,
Round which her tresses rippled, bright as gold;
Sweet as a songbird's on a budding bough
The liquid voice that from her lips outrolled;
But lo! there came an awful change, and now
Thou, in thine icy hush, art not more cold!



Clinton Scollard's other poems:
  1. A Sea Song
  2. Night Song by the Sea
  3. Man and Maid
  4. The Hunter
  5. The Wind of Mourne


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

  • Hilaire Belloc (Хилар Беллок) The Statue ("When we are dead, some Hunting-boy will pass")
  • Ella Wilcox (Элла Уилкокс) The Statue ("A granite rock in the mountain side")

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