T H E  P O E M S  O F

W I L F R E D
C A M P B E L L



Toronto: William Briggs, 1905.




CONTENTS


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PREFACE

INTRODUCTION


A DEDICATION


ELEMENTAL AND HUMAN VERSE—
 
Poetry
  My Library
  Lines on a Skeleton
  The Soul’s Bath
  The Discoverers
  The Hills and the Sea
  The Vanguard
  Commemoration Ode
  The Dreamers
  The Lyre Degenerate
  Work
  The Blind Caravan
  Ode to the Laurentian Hills
  The Art Divine
  Day and Night
  My Creed
  Responsibility
  Sleep
  Sleep
  The Question
  The House of Dreams
  Soul
  Life-Spent
  A Present-Day Creed
  Truth
  The Singer
  The Heart of Song
  Genius
  The Last Prayer
  Unabsolved
  Return No More!
  The Lyre of the Gods
  The Soul’s House
  Orpheus
  Glen Eila
  The Betrayed Singer

NATURE VERSE—
 
Nature
  The Home of Song
  Higher Kinship
  Wind
  Earth
  Snow
  Snowfall
  The Dryad’s House
  August
  Cape Eternity
  The Mystery
  Spring
  In the Spring Fields
  Renewal
  The Dryad
  A Northern River
  The Humming Bee
  A Wood Lyric
  An August Reverie
  To the Ottawa
  Glory of the Dying Day
  Walls of Green
  Ode to Silence
  Ode to Thunder Cape
  To the Rideau River
  The Wind-Dancer
  Winter
  The Spring-Spirit
  In the Strength of the Trees
  Autumn
  The Journey
  The Message of Night
  The Dream Divine
  Titan
  Morning
  The Earth-Spirit
  Rododactulos
  The End of the Furrow
  The Pageantry of Death
  An October Evening
  To the Blackberry
  Before the Dawn
  A Winter’s Night
  Dawn in the June Woods
  September in the Laurentian Hills
  Indian Summer
  Song
  Autumn Leaves

ELEGIAC
AND MEMORIAL VERSE—
 
Victoria
  The Dead Poet
  Summer Death
  Sebastian Cabot
  Bereavement of the Fields
  Nicholas Flood Davin
  Henry A. Harper
  The Dead Leader
  Alexander Lumsden

POEMS OF THE AFFECTIONS—
 
Beyond the Hills of Dream
  Love
  Afterglow
  Out of Pompeii
  Harvest Slumber Song
  The Mother
  On a Summer Shore
  Belated
  Departure
  Her Look

DRAMATIC, CLASSICAL, AND IMAGINATIVE VERSE—
 
The Last Scene from “Mordred”
  Pan the Fallen
  Phaethon
  Sir Lancelot
  The Wayfarer
  Peniel
  Cain
  Lazarus
  Ahmet
  The Elf-Lover
  The Were-Wolves
  The Vengeance of Saki
  The Last Ride
  The Violin
  Songs from “Mordred”

SONNETS—
 
Our Heritage
  The Builders
  The Higher Kinship
  Nature the Benign
  The Soul
  My Religion
  Toleration
  September
  Nature’s Truth
  The Truth
  Life’s Inferno
  Death
  The Consolation of the Stars
  True Insight
  The House Divine
  “Not Unto Endless Dark”
  The Wind’s Royalty
  Nature’s Sincerity
  The Soul’s Cloister
  Earth’s Innocence
  Love
  Foundations
  The Poet
  The Politician
  Sublimity
  The Patriot
  Night
  Job
  On a Picture of Columbus
  Shelley

THE SAGAS OF VASTER BRITAIN—
 
Britain
  Canada
  To the Canadian Patriot
  To the United States
  Responsibility
  The Race
  The Answer
  England
  The World-Mother (Scotland)
  The Lazarus of Empire
  Show the Way, England
  The Children
  Briton to Briton: An Appeal
  Canada
  Victoria
  The Lament for the Chief
  Mafeking
  Our Bit of “The Thin Red Line”
  Return of the Troops
  Crowning of Empire

LAKE LYRICS—
 
Vapor and Blue
  The Children of the Foam
  How One Winter Came in the Lake Region
  On the Shore
  The Winter Lakes
  A Lake Memory
  The Flight of the Gulls
  How Spring Came
  Lake Huron
  Sunset, Lake Huron
  Nama-Way-Qua-Donk—The Bay of Sturgeons