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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.
Try, mother, try!

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

Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield's other poems:
  1. A Fine Day
  2. A Little Girls Prayer
  3. The Family
  4. Sanary
  5. Sorrowing Love

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