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Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon


Lament


Fall now, my cold thoughts, frozen fall
My sad thoughts, over my heart,
To be the tender burial
Of sweetness and of smart.

Fall soft as the snow, when all men sleep,
On copse and on bank forlorn,
That tenderly buries, yet buries deep
Frail violets, freshly born. 



Robert Laurence Binyon


Robert Laurence Binyon's other poems:
  1. To the Belgians
  2. Edith Cavell
  3. In Memory of George Calderon
  4. The Zeppelin
  5. Ypres


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Thomas Hardy Lament ("How she would have loved")
  • Bliss Carman Lament ("When you hear the white-throat pealing")
  • Edna Millay Lament ("Listen, children:")
  • Dylan Thomas Lament ("When I was a windy boy and a bit")

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