The Poems of Alice Meynell

Table of Contents

Later Poems

Incorporating Later Poems and “A Father of Women” and Other Poems

The Shepherdess
The Two Poets
The Lady Poverty
November Blue
A Dead Harvest
The Watershed (for R. T.)
The Joyous Wanderer
The Rainy Summer
The Roaring Frost
West Wind in Winter
The Fold
“Why wilt thou Chide?”
Veneration of Images
“I am the Way”
Via, et Veritas, et Vita
The Modern Mother
Unto us a Son is Given
Veni Creator
Two Boyhoods
To Sylvia
Saint Catherine of Siena
A Poet’s Wife
Messina, 1908
The Unknown God
A General Communion
The Fugitive
In Portugal, 1912
The Crucifixion
The Newer Vainglory
In Manchester Square
The First Snow
The Courts
The Launch
To the Body
The Unexpected Peril
Christ in the Universe
Beyond Knowledge
Easter Night
A Father of Women
Length of Days: To the Early Dead in Battle
Nurse Edith Cavell
Summer in England, 1914
To Tintoretto in Venice
A Thrush before Dawn
The Two Shakespeare Tercentenaries
To O——, of Her Dark Eyes
The Treasure
A Wind of Clear Weather in England
In Sleep
The Divine Privilege
Free Will
The Two Questions
The Lord’s Prayer
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