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Poem by Katherine Mansfield


Playing in the fire and twilight together,
My little son and I,
Suddenly--woefully--I stoop to catch him.
ФTry, mother, try!Ф

Old Nurse Silence lifts a silent finger:
ФHush! cease your play!Ф
What happened? What in that tiny moment
Flew away?

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield's other poems:
  1. Song of Karen, the Dancing Child
  2. A New Hymn
  3. The Lonesome Child
  4. Sanary
  5. Now I am a Plant, a Weed...

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Bessie Parkes Firelight ("'TIS dark, and I fancy")

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