Рубрики
Poetry Monster

English Poetry. Archibald Lampman. Snowbirds. Арчибальд Лемпман.






Archibald Lampman (Арчибальд Лемпман)

Snowbirds

    Along the narrow sandy height
      I watch them swiftly come and go,
        Or round the leafless wood,
      Like flurries of wind-driven snow,
    Revolving in perpetual flight,
        A changing multitude.

    Nearer and nearer still they sway,
      And, scattering in a circled sweep,
        Rush down without a sound;
      And now I see them peer and peep,
    Across yon level bleak and gray,
        Searching the frozen ground,--

    Until a little wind upheaves,
      And makes a sudden rustling there,
        And then they drop their play,
      Flash up into the sunless air,
    And like a flight of silver leaves
        Swirl round and sweep away.


Archibald Lampman’s other poems:

  1. Favorites of Pan
  2. An October Sunset
  3. The Frogs
  4. The Return of the Year
  5. The Bird and the Hour




To the dedicated English version of this website












Добавить комментарий

This site uses User Verification plugin to reduce spam. See how your comment data is processed.