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Poem by Eleanor Farjeon


When You Say


When you say, I still am young,
You are young no more;
When, Im old, is on your tongue,
Age is still in store.

Youth and age will never grope
To say what they may be:
One only knows it has a hope,
And one a certainty.



Eleanor Farjeon


Eleanor Farjeon's other poems:
  1. Two Choruses from Merlin in Broceliande
  2. Dream-Songs for the Belovèd
  3. Sonnet (About the house go terrible winds in flight)
  4. The Maid's Idyll
  5. Sonnets. 7. When I see two delay their wings at heaven


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