More from Walter…

Since posting ‘Silver’ by Walter de la Mare this morning, I can’t help but think of other much loved verses by him. Pieter Brueghel seems to inspire poets, I wrote a little while ago about ‘Landscape With the Fall of Icarus’ by William Carlos Williams. De la Mare was also inspired, by a chilly winter scene painted by the […]


A loved thing from childhood

SILVER Slowly, silently, now the moon Walks the night in her silver shoon; This way, and that, she peers, and sees Silver fruit upon silver trees; One by one the casements catch Her beams beneath the silvery thatch; Couched in his kennel, like a log, With paws of silver sleeps the dog; From their shadowy […]