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19th Jul 2016Posted in: Modernist Canadian Poets 0

Ode On the Death of George V   NATHANIEL A. BENSON, M.A. [unnumbered page] Ode On the Death of George V I THE King is dead—now Death is Emperor, That ghostly Regent is his sable crown; And he who held the seven seas before Has meetly bowed him down To God, who rules, not lands, […]

29th Jun 2016Posted in: Edwardian and Georgian Canadian Poets 0

[illustration] The Wanderer By Nathaniel A. Benson INVOCATION I NOT FOR the weak, submissive souls Life’s lightning leaps, doom’s thunder rolls, For dully, slowly comes the breath Of men whose love would dare not death, Who would not raise in ecstasy A desperate cup eternally And drink to life, that mistress stern Whose wonders fade, […]

Dollard A Tale In Verse [hand written: To my dear friend, W. Sherwood Fox With the gratitude And esteem of Nathanial Benson Apr. 28. 1933] [unnumbered page] DOLLARD A Tale in Verse By Nathanial A. Benson Illustrated by Walter J. Phillips TORONTO THOMAS NELSON & SONS LIMITED 1933 [unnumbered page] PRINTED IN CANADA T.H. BEST […]

29th Dec 2014Posted in: Edwardian and Georgian Canadian Poets 0

[2 blank pages] My Pocket Beryl [unnumbered page] [blank page] My Pocket Beryl BY Mary Josephine Benson For, piece by piece and part by part, It is the crystal-gazer’s art To find Arcana’s chambered heart. Within my beryl the signs rehearse Faint murmurings from the Universe In runes that animate my verse. McCLELLAND & STEWART, […]

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