ONLY poems listed here or in the current printed anthology are eligible for the 2017-2018 competition.
Love in Fantastic Triumph sat,
Whilst Bleeding Hearts around him flowed,
For whom Fresh pains he did Create,...
Love bade me welcome. Yet my soul drew back
Guilty of dust and sin.
But quick-eyed Love, observing me grow slack ...
Love lives beyond
The tomb, the earth, which fades like dew—
I love the fond, ...
The fountains mingle with the river
And the rivers with the ocean,
The winds of heaven mix for ever ...
If yet I have not all thy love,
Dear, I shall never have it all;
I cannot breathe one other sigh, to move, ...
Go to the western gate, Luke Havergal,
There where the vines cling crimson on the wall,
And in the twilight wait for what will come....
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