Edwardian and Georgian Canadian Poets
1900-1930


 

 

 

MARJORIE
L. C. PICKTHALL

THE DRIFT OF
PINIONS


THE UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE
MONTREAL
1913
LONDON: JOHN LANE, THE BODLEY HEAD

NEW TORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY




 

     Many of the poems contained in this book have been published in various periodicals.  My thanks are due to the editors of The University, Scribner’s, Harper’s, The Century, The American, and the Metropolitan Magazines, The Atlantic Monthly and The Youth’s Companion, for permission to offer this verse in its present form.

M. L. C. P.

Victoria College, Toronto,
     September, 1913

 


 

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IN MEMORY OF
MY MOTHER

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CONTENTS
ARMOREL
THE LITTLE FAUNS TO PROSERPINE
WANDERLIED
TO ALCITHOË
THE SEA WITCH
THE IMMORTAL
DAWN
EVENING
THE GREEN MONTH
SONG OF LATE SEPTEMBER
FROST SONG
DREAM RIVER
SWALLOWS
THE POOL
O SILVER ROSE
THE BRIDEGROOM OF CANA
A MOTHER IN EGYPT
ST. YVES’ POOR
THE LITTLE SISTER OF THE PROPHET
PIETER MARINUS
THE LAMP OF POOR SOULS
IN THE GARDENS OF SHUSHAN
PÈRE LALEMANT
BEGA
IN A MONASTERY GARDEN
A CHILD’S SONG
A CHILD’S SONG OF CHRISTMAS
YOUTH’S END
JASPER’S SONG
THE HILLMAN’S LASS
THE SHEPHERD BOY
DUNA
MY FATHER HE WAS A FISHERMAN
JENNIFER’S LAD
THREE ISLAND SONGS
SERENADE
THE LOVERS OF MARCHAID
THE HOUSE’S SETTING
DEUS MISEREATUR
FAME
KWANNON
MONS ANGELORUM
A SAXON EPITAPH