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Bring Her Again, O Western Wind

William Ernest Henley 1849 (Gloucester) – 1903 (Woking)



Bring her again, O western wind,
Over the western sea!
Gentle and good and fair and kind,
Bring her again to me!

Not that her fancy holds me dear,
Not that a hope may be:
Only that I may know her near,
Wind of the western sea!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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William Ernest Henley

William Ernest Henley was an English poet, critic and editor, best remembered for his 1875 poem "Invictus". more…

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