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Poem by George Meredith


By Morning Twilight


Night, like a dying mother,
Eyes her young offspring, Day.
The birds are dreamily piping.
And O, my love, my darling!
The night is life ebb'd away:
Away beyond our reach!
A sea that has cast us pale on the beach;
Weeds with the weeds and the pebbles
That hear the lone tamarisk rooted in sand
Sway
With the song of the sea to the land. 



George Meredith

Poem Theme: Morning

George Meredith's other poems:
  1. Modern Love. Sonnet 40. I Bade my Lady Think what She Might Mean
  2. Modern Love. Sonnet 41. How Many a Thing which We Cast to the Ground
  3. On Como
  4. Modern Love. Sonnet 39. She Yields: my Lady in her Noblest Mood
  5. Unknown Fair Faces


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