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Poem by Archibald Lampman

An Impression

I heard the city time-bells call
  Far off in hollow towers,
And one by one with measured fall
  Count out the old dead hours;

I felt the march, the silent press
  Of time, and held my breath;
I saw the haggard dreadfulness
  Of dim old age and death.

Archibald Lampman

Archibald Lampman's other poems:
  1. Freedom
  2. Why Do Ye Call the Poet Lonely
  3. Among the Timothy
  4. Heat
  5. An Autumn Landscape

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