The Poems of Duncan Campbell Scott (1926)

Title of Poem Date Written Date of Volume Title of Volume Notes Page in Volume
A Flock of Sheep   1893 MH   260
A Legend of Christ’s Nativity   1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 180
A Little While   1926 CP   235
A Masque 27 Jan 1917 1921 B&L   216
A Mood 26 Oct 1922 1926 CP   270
A Mystery Play   1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 86
A Nest of Hepaticas   1905 HW   229
A Night in March   1893 MH   314
A Night in June   1893 MH   314
A Road Song 8 Mar 1918 1921 B&L   248
A Summer Storm   1893 MH   263
A Vision 10 Oct 1917 1921 B&L   246
Above St. Irénée   1893 MH   240
Adagio   1898 L&A   214
Afterwards   1898 L&A EK gives “1905” and “NW” 20
After a Night of Storm Nov 1916 1921 B&L   258
After Battle 25 Nov 1917 1921 B&L   274
An August Mood 20 Apr 1924 1926 CP   277
An Impromptu 19 Jun 1906 1906 VB Montreal River NB” (DCS?) 135
An Impromptu   1893 MH   244
An Old Tune 19 Mar 1923 1926 CP   273
Angel   1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 226
Angelus   1898 L&A   201
At Dawning 21 Jun 1925 1926 CP   278
At Les Eboulements   1893 MH 1889 SG Dom” 14
At the End   1905 NW (EK) 21
At the Gill-Nets June 1910 1916 LL   244
At the Piano   1926 CP   272
At William Maclennan’s Grave 11 Mar 1906 1916 LL Adds ‘Near Florence’ in Lundy’s Lane Vol.” (EK) 160
Avis   1898 L&A MH and Avis are Companion pieces altho’ written many years apart. The Spell of Sight and The Spell of Sound.” 204
Bells 20 Oct 1918 1921 B&L   250
By a Child’s Bed 25 Jun 1902 1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 188
By the Shore 26 Sep 1919 1921 B&L   248
By the Willow Spring   1893 MH   162
Catnip Jack 1901 1905 NW   317
Christmas Folk Song   1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 286
Dedication of Labour and the Angel, 1898, to my wife   1898 V of V   177
Dedication of ”In the Village of Viger” 1896   1896 V of V   177
Dirge for a Violet   1898 L&A   157
Dominique of Gourges 1901 1905 NW   321
Dreams and Memories 10 Jan 1926 1926 CP   257
Dream Voyageurs 18 Jun 1906 1906/1916 VB/LL   223
Dulse Gethering 15 Nov 1902 1905 NW   250
Early Morning 31 May 1925 1926 CP At the end of the first stanza, “limped” is barred — and initialed ”DCS” 276
Ecstasy 12 Aug 1906 1906 VB Split Rock Portage” 179
Elisabeth Speaks 25 Nov 1901 1916 LL   174
Equation   1898 L&A   91
Fantasia 24 Apr 1915 1916 LL   211
For Remembrance   1893 MH   223
Fragment of an Ode to Canada Aug 1911 1916 LL   11
Frost Magic   1916 LL   212
Idle to Grieve 25 Jun 1915 1921 B&L   247
I Do Not Ask 18 Jan 1925 1926 CP   51
Improvisation on an Old Song 17 Nov 1909 1916 LL   212
Indian Place-Names 18 Mar 1902 1905 NW NBks” 22
In Grenada   1921 B&L   284
In May   1898 L&A   254
In November   1893 MH   169
In Snow-Time 21 Jan 1905 1916 LL   235
In the County Churchyard   1893 MH   169
In the House of Dreams   1893 MH   221
In the Selkirks   1921 B&L   27
In Winter 14 Jan 1919 1921 B&L   54
June Lyrices I, II Jun 1923 1926 CP   279
III 9 Dec 1922 1926 CP    
Labour and the Angel   1898 L&A   100
Last Year   1921 B&L   13
Leaves 17 Nov 1918 1921 B&L   125
Life and a Soul   1905 NW   140
Life and Death   1893 MH   134
Lilacs and Humming Birds Apr 1917 1921 B&L   76
Lines in Memory of Edmund Morris Nov & Dec 1913, Jan 1914 1915/1916 LL   141
Lines on a Monument 17 Nov 1918 1921 B&L   305
Madonna with Two Angels 15 Mar 1914 1916 LL   246
Madrigal   1898 LA   285
March   1898 L&A   285
Meditation at Perugia   1916 LL   131
Memory   1893 MH   243
Mid-August Aug 1913 1916 LL 15nb” (EK) 194
Morning at Parame Aug 1925 1926 CP Near St. Malo” 275
New Year’s Night, 1916   1916 LL   304
Night 21 Apr 1905 1916 LL Good Friday” 255
Night and the Pines   1893 MH   256
Night Burial in the Forest 9 May 1906 1906/1916 VB/LL   57
Night Hymns on Lake Nipigon 13 Sep 1899 1905 NW Called Sappics (Sapphics) in DCS’s notebook” (EK) 23
O Turn Once More 28 Jul 1912 1916 LL   281
Ode for the Keats Centenary Jan-Feb 1921 1921 B&L   151
Off Riviere Du Loup   1893 MH   239
Off the Isle Aux Coudres   1893 MH   105
On the Death of Claude Debussy 2 Apr 1918 1921 B&L   158
On the Mountain   1898 L&A   253
On the Way to the Mission 15 Sep 1901 1905 NW   25
Ottawa   1893 MH Another ‘Ottawa’ in SGD” (EK) 136
Permanence 7 Mar 1919 1926 CP   265
Portrait of Mrs. Clarence Gagnon 25 Jul 1919 1921 B&L Ile d’Orleans n.b.” (EK) 219
Powassan’s Drum Jan-Feb 1925 1926 CP   59
Prairie Wind   1926 CP   270
Prayer and Answer Nov 1918 1926 CP   215
Prologue Spoken 18 Jan 1923 1926 CP   95
Question and Answer   1921 B&L   137
Rain and the Robin   1898 L&A   187
Rapids at Night Dec 1899 1905 NW   19
Retrospect 1 Jun 1910 1916 LL This is anniversary of his daughter’s death” (EK) 226
Reverie 1-8 Jan 1919 1921 B&L   200
Roses on the Portage   1905 NW   17
Senza Fine 24 Dec 1916 1921 B&L Heavy Suggestion in earlier manner” (EK) 92
September   1893 MH   85
Somewhere in France Feb 1917 1921 B&L   301
Song   1906 VB   287
Songs of Four Seasons   1898 L&A   289
Spirit and Flesh Dec 1919 1921 B&L Suggestion: compare Senza Fine” (EK) 77
Spring Night 3 June 1923 1926 CP   278
Spring on Mattagami 1,2,3 Jun 1906 1906/1916 VB/LL Two notes, stanzas 9 and 13: “DCS to change, letter, Nov. 1943” (EK) 41
The Anatomy of Melancholy   1921 B&L A of M, Part III Sec II M5 Subsec 3” 228
The Apparition 29 Apr 1900 1916 LL   236
The Battle of Lundy’s Lane 1908 1916 LL   336
The Builder   1905 NW   133
The Canadian’s Home Song   1898 L&A   288
The Closed Door   1916 LL   173
The Cup   1898 L&A   234
The Dame Regnant   1898 L&A   113
The Eagle Speaks Dec 1917 1921 B&L London Mercury” 32
The End of the Day   1893 MH   238
The Enigma 3 Mar 1917 1921 B&L   249
The Fallen   1921 B&L   305
The Fifteenth of April   1893 MH   282
The First Snow   1893 MH   224
The Flight 3 Jun 1918 1921 B&L   81
The Forgers   1905 NW   28
The Fragment of a Letter May 1919 1921 B&L This is to Pelham Edgar, PE told me, May 27, 1941” (EK) 122
The Ghost’s Story 2 Dec 1899 1916 LL   237
The Half-Breed Girl 26 Jun 1906 1906/1916 VB/LL   55
The Happy Fatalist   1898 L&A   231
The Harvest   1898 L&A Scribner’s Magazine” 106
The Height of Land Nov 1915 1916 LL   46
The Hill Path   1893 MH   242
The House of the Broken-Hearted 1901 1905 NW   252
The Ideal   1893 MH   241
The Journey Jun 1921 1926 CP The London Mercury” 267
The Leaf 12 Aug 1911 1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 222
The Lesson   1898 L&A   178
The Lovers   1921 B&L   275
The Lower St. Lawrence   1926 CP   251
The Mad Girl’s Song 27 May 1924 1926 CP A sleepless night in the Mt. Royal Hotel!” 266
The Magic House   1893 MH   202
The Mission of the Trees 19 Nov 1899 1905 NW   309
The Mower   1926 CP London Mercury” 264
The New Moon with the Old Moon 20 Jan 1925 1926 CP   274
The November Pansy 1 Dec 1912 1916 LL   52
The Onodaga Madonna   1898 L&A   230
The Piper of Arll   1898 L&A A note in EK’s hand on the effect of this poem on Masefield 35
The Reed Player   1893 MH   261
The Sailor’s Sweetheart May 1906 1916 LL   94
The Sea by the Wood 25-29 Apr 1900 1905 NW   209
The Tree, the Birds and the Child 2 Jan 1919 1921 B&L   189
The Violet Pressed in a Copy of Shakespeare   1898 L&A   233
The Voice and the Dusk   1893 MH   283
The Water Lily Nov 1919 1921 B&L   197
The Wolf   1898 L&A   218
The Wood by the Sea 25-29 Apr 1900 1905 NW   210
The Wood Peewee 15 Nov 1902 1905 NW   139
The Wood Spring to the Poet   1916 LL   127
Thirteen Songs          

I to VI

  1898 L&A   292

VII

24 Feb 1908 1916 LL    

VIII

16 May 1900 1916 LL    

IX

  1916 LL    

X

  1893 MH    

XI

  1893 MH    

XII

  1893 MH    

XIII

3 Dec 1916 1921 B&L    
Thoughts May 1921 1926 CP   267
To a Canadian Aviator 31 Mar- 1 Apr 1917 1921 B&L   306
To a Canadian Lad Killed in the War   1916 LL   124
To the Canadian Mothers, 1914- 1918 16 Apr 1916 1921 B&L   307
To the Heroic Soul 13 May 1906 1916 LL   225
Two Lyrics              I June 1921 1926 CP   269

II

May 1921        
Twin Flowers on the Portage Dec 1899 1905 NW The [Twin] Flowers on the Portage” (EK) 18
Variations on a Seventeenth-Century Theme Jun 1919 1921 B&L   64
Watkwenies   1898 L&A   230
When Spring goes by   1898 L&A   222
Willow Pipes   1916 LL Closed Door Sequence” (EK) 220
Words after Music   1898 L&A   232
Youth and Time   1893 MH   121

The Green Cloister (1935)

Title of Poem Date Written Date of Volume Title of Volume Notes Page in Volume
A Blackbird Rhapsody June-July 1932
24 Sep 1932
    Oberhofen/Finished in London” 14
A Fancy         64
A Group of Lyrics 23 Feb 1929       81
I, II, III          
III 12 Sep 1931        
A Prairie Water Colour Aug 1928     Red Lake/Saskatchewan” 40
A Scene at the Lake Manitou Dec ? 1933       48
A Secret Nov 1933       78
A Song 23 Jan 1928       79
At East Gloucester Aug 1929       30
At Gull Lake: August 1810 Autumn 1934       54
At Lodore Jun 1934     Lodore/ near Keswick” 26
At Palma Jan 1933     Palma” 28
At Sunset 1927?       59
Autumn Evening Nov 1930       44
By the Sea         61
By the Sea Shore         67
Chiostro Verde Feb 1935     Florence” 21
Como Jun 1932     Como” 18
Compline         36
Earliest Morning 1901     Early/ probably 1901” 2
Enigma 2 Feb 1930       69
En Route 7 Mar 1929     CPR” 42
Evening at Ravello Mar 1935     Ravello” 20
From the Headland 1929       46
Imogen’s Wish 1926     7 Aug NB” (EKB) 73
In Algonquin Park         43
In the Rocky Mountains I-IV Sep 1927       31

V

Aug 1931        

VI

1929        

VII

4 Jan 1930        
January Evening 1930       47
Kensington Gardens Nov 1932     London” 24
On a Drawing of a Hand         63
On Ragleth Hill Jul 1934     Shropshire/ Church Stratton” 25
Past and Present 1 Jun 1928       80
Reality Oct 1927       9
Spring in the Valley         75
The Bells Spring 1929       70
The Dreaming Eagle 1932?       39
The Faithful         60
The Fields of Earth Sep 1929       12
The Nightwatchman Dec 1934     London/ Garland’s Hotel/ Suffolk St.” 92
The Spider and the Rose Autumn 1928?       85
The Touch of Winter 1 Feb 1931       45
The Wise Men from the East         83
Time, the Victor 6 Jan 1929       74
Twilight 1928       77
Under Stars 1927       62

 

Symbols:

MH

The Magic House (1893)

L&A Labour and the Angel
NW New World Lyrics and Ballads (1905)
VB Via Borealis (1906)
LL Lundys Lane (1916)
B&L Beauty and Life (1921)
CP Collected Poems (1926)