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Lovers' Lane

Thomas Moult 1893 (Derbyshire) – 1974



This cool quiet of trees
In the grey dusk of the north,
In the green half-dusk of the west,
Where fires still glow;
These glimmering fantasies
Of foliage branching forth
And drooping into rest;
Ye lovers, know
That in your wanderings
Beneath this arching brake
Ye must attune your love
To hushed words.
For here is the dreaming wisdom of
The unmovable things...
And more: - walk softly, lest ye wake
A thousand sleeping birds.
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Thomas Moult

Thomas Moult (1893–1974) was a versatile English journalist and writer, and one of the Georgian poets. more…

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