Edward Thomas quotes

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No one left and no one came
On the bare platform. What I saw
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Everything
Would have been different. For it would have been
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As the team's head-brass flashed out on the turn
The lovers disappeared into the wood.
Out of the wood of thoughts that grows by night
To be cut down by the sharp ax of light--,
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It is enough
To smell, to crumble the dark earth,
While the robin sings over again
Sad songs of Autumn mirth.
Today I think Only with scents,--scents dead leaves
yield,
Under the heavens that know not what years be
The men, the beasts, the trees, the implements
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After night's thunder far away had rolled
The fiery day had a kernel sweet of cold
Whenever I am sufficiently rich:
Codham, Cockridden, and Childerditch,
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The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men
Now far from home,
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