Algernon Charles Swinburne

A Baby’s Death – Algernon Charles Swinburne

A Baby’s Death – Algernon Charles Swinburne

A little soul scarce fledged for earth Takes wing with heaven again for goal Even while we hailed as fresh from birth A little soul. Our thoughts ring sad as bells that toll, Not knowing beyond this blind world’s girth What things are writ in heaven’s full scroll. Our fruitfulness is the... »