Poetry

John Whitworth: The Song of the House

The Song of the House   This is the song of the house, of the gleam that is gone, Gone in the trail of the mouse, in the dream that is fallen. Gone in the tale of the rise and the set of the sun, Gone in the pale of the sighs of the ghost that is calling.   This is the ghost in the air of the people forgotten. This is the how and the where and the why and the what and The fell of the fire and the flame in the moan and the mutter, This the…

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