Uncollected early poems
from India





[December 18th 2019]


The poems are listed in order of writing, as far as this is known.

Title First line Notes
Les Amours de Voyage When the decks were very silent
A Morning Ride In the hush of the cool dim dawn, when the shades begin to retreat
Out of Sight Out of thy sight, away from thy lips' smiling
As far as the East is set from the West As far as the East is set from the West
The Pious Sub's Creed I do believe in Afghan Wars
Saint Valentine His Day Shall I sing you a festive and flippant lay ?
A New Departure He had said, in a Viceregal homily
With a Locket What can I send to a sweet little sister
Duet from the Pinafore Kind public, I've important information
From the Hills Skin may be scorching and brain may be batter
Dear Auntie, your parboiled nephew reclines with his feet on a chair Dear Auntie, your parboiled nephew reclines with his feet on a chair
The Song of an outsider E'en now the heron treads the wet
Divided allegiance My love is beautiful as day—
In Memoriam July-August 1883 If I have held my peace so long
The Song of the Exiles That long white Barrack by the sea
Preadmonisheth Ye Ghoste of Desmarets In the Paris of the Empire, in the days of long ago
A Cousin's Christmas Card As coming from an Eastern Land
A Ballad of Bitterness How shall he sing of Christmas fun
At the end of a year This is the end of a Year