Poems

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAlfred Noyes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...waves crying, Crying, always crying, till my boy comes home again: Bachgen Il bachgen I Come back I come home again I Young, so young! O, why do neighbours ask me If the ship is come to port? She was due a month ago! And I'm waiting all alone, waiting all alone. Why do they whisper? Do they think I do not know? 1 £achgen = little one. Cold it is to-night, with the sea-wind wailing, Wailing like a woman in the dark and the rain; The wind it is that's wailing; but my heart, my heart is failing, My life is failing in me till the boy comes home again. Come back I come back! You never should have left me; Ifs out upon the sea you are, and my heart that has the pain, With the white foam flying and the dark waves crying, Crying, always crying, till my boy comes home again: Bachgen I bachgen I Come back I come home again I It's only sixteen years he had, and him the strong young swimmer, And O, I wish he could not swim, he'd fight so hard I know; And I'm waiting all alone, waiting all alone; Remembering how he used to talk and him so glad to go; Dark it is to-night and a deeper dark to-morrow; And a darker crying in the wind and rain; A deeper dark to-morrow, and a darker sorrow, Crying, crying, crying till the boy comes home again! Come back I come back I You never should have left me, Ifs down below the sea you are, and the world that has the pain I With the white foam flying and the dark waves crying, Crying, crying, crying till my boy comes home again: Bachgen I bachgen I Come back I come home again. EARTH-BOUND. i Ghosts? Love would fain believe, Earth being so sweet, the dead might wish to return! Is it so strange if, even in heaven, they yearn For the May-time and the dreams it used to give? Through dark abysms of Space, From strange...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...waves crying, Crying, always crying, till my boy comes home again: Bachgen Il bachgen I Come back I come home a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217251218

ISBN - 13:9780217251211

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