Index of First Lines

Ah! not now, when desire burns, and the wind calls,
and the suns of spring
Choriambics -- I Experiments
All in the town were still asleep, The Little Dog's Day Appendix
All night the ways of Heaven were desolate, Victory 1908 - 1911
All suddenly the wind comes soft, Song 1912 - 1913
As the Wind, and as the Wind, The Dance Appendix
As those of old drank mummia Mummia 1908 - 1911
Because God put His adamantine fate Failure 1905 - 1908
Before thy shrine I kneel, an unknown worshipper, Ante Aram 1905 - 1908
Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! The Dead (III) 1914
Breathless, we flung us on the windy hill, The Hill 1908 - 1911
Come away! Come away! The Song of the Beasts 1905 - 1908
Creeps in half wanton, half asleep, Wagner 1905 - 1908
Dear! of all happy in the hour, most blest Safety (II) 1914
Down the blue night the unending columns press Clouds The South Seas
Fish (fly-replete, in depth of June, Heaven The South Seas
For moveless limbs no pity I crave, Paralysis 1908 - 1911
From the candles and dumb shadows, Finding 1908 - 1911
Hand trembling towards hand; the amazing lights Sonnet Reversed Appendix
Hands and lit faces eddy to a line; The Night Journey 1912 - 1913
He wakes, who never thought to wake again, The Life Beyond 1908 - 1911
Heart, you are restless as a paper scrap Unfortunate 1912 - 1913
Here in the dark, O heart; Second Best 1905 - 1908
Here the flame that was ash, shrine that was void, Choriambics -- II Experiments
Here, where love's stuff is body, arm and side Town and Country 1908 - 1911
Hot through Troy's ruin Menelaus broke Menelaus and Helen 1908 - 1911
How can we find? how can we rest? how can Thoughts on the Shape of the Human Body 1908 - 1911
How should I know? The enormous wheels of will Lust 1908 - 1911
I came back late and tired last night Home 1912 - 1913
I dreamt I was in love again The One Before the Last 1908 - 1911
I have been so great a lover: filled my days The Great Lover The South Seas
I have known the most dear that is granted us here, It's not going to happen again Appendix
I have peace to weigh your worth, now all is over, He Wonders Whether to Praise or to Blame Her The South Seas
I said I splendidly loved you; it's not true. Sonnet: "I said I splendidly loved you; it's not true" 1908 - 1911
I strayed about the deck, an hour, to-night Fragment: "I strayed about the deck, an hour tonight" Appendix
I think if you had loved me when I wanted; Success 1908 - 1911
I'd watched the sorrow of the evening sky, Pine-Trees and the Sky: Evening 1905 - 1908
If I should die, think only this of me: The Soldier (V) 1914
In a cool curving world he lies The Fish 1908 - 1911
In a flowered dell the Lady Venus stood, The Goddess in the Wood 1908 - 1911
In darkness the loud sea makes moan; The Charm 1908 - 1911
In the grey tumult of these after years Hauntings The South Seas
In your arms was still delight, Retrospect The South Seas
Is it the hour? We leave this resting-place The Wayfarers 1905 - 1908
Just now the lilac is in bloom, The Old Vicarage, Grantchester 1912 - 1913
Lo! from quiet skies In Examination 1905 - 1908
Love is a breach in the walls, a broken gate, Love 1912 - 1913
Mamua, when our laughter ends, Tiare Tahiti The South Seas
My restless blood now lies a-quiver, Blue Evening 1908 - 1911
Not with vain tears, when we're beyond the sun, Sonnet (Suggested by some of the Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research) The South Seas
Now that we've done our best and worst, and parted, The Busy Heart 1912 - 1913
Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, Peace (I) 1914
Oh love is fair, and love is rare; my dear one she said, There's Wisdom in Women The South Seas
Oh! Death will find me, long before I tire Sonnet: "Oh! Death will find me, long before I tire" 1908 - 1911
Oh! Love, they said, is King of Kings, Song 1908 - 1911
Opposite me two Germans snore and sweat. Dawn 1905 - 1908
Out of the nothingness of sleep, The Call 1905 - 1908
Safe in the magic of my woods The Voice 1908 - 1911
She was wrinkled and huge and hideous? She was our Mother. On the Death of Smet-Smet, the Hippopotamus-Goddess 1905 - 1908
Sir, since the last Elizabethan died, A Letter to a Live Poet Appendix
Slowly up silent peaks, the white edge of the world, The Vision of the Archangels 1905 - 1908
So light we were, so right we were, so fair faith shone, Desertion Experiments
Some day I shall rise and leave my friends The Beginning 1905 - 1908
Sometimes even now I may Sometimes even now I may Appendix
Somewhile before the dawn I rose, and stept A Memory (From a sonnet-sequence) The South Seas
Stars that seem so close and bright, Fafaia The South Seas
Swiftly out from the friendly lilt of the band, Seaside 1905 - 1908
Swings the way still by hollow and hill, Lines Written in the Belief That the Ancient Roman Festival of the Dead Was Called Ambarvalia 1908 - 1911
Tenderly, day that I have loved, I close your eyes, Day That I Have Loved 1905 - 1908
The damned ship lurched and slithered. Quiet and quick A Channel Passage 1908 - 1911
The day that Youth had died, The Funeral of Youth: Threnody 1912 - 1913
The stars, a jolly company, The Jolly Company 1908 - 1911
The Thing must End.I am no boy! I AM Sonnet: In Time of Revolt Appendix
The way of love was thus. Song Appendix
The way that lovers use is this; The Way That Lovers Use 1912 - 1913
There is an evil which that Race attaints Fragment on Painters Appendix
There was a damned successful Poet; Dead Men's Love 1908 - 1911
These hearts were woven of human joys and cares, The Dead (IV) 1914
They say there's a high windless world and strange, Mutability The South Seas
They say, when the Great Prompter's hand shall ring The True Beatitude (Bouts-Rimes) Appendix
They sleep within. . . . Sleeping Out: Full Moon 1905 - 1908
Through my heart's palace Thoughts unnumbered throng; Day and Night 1908 - 1911
Today I have been happy. All the day One Day The South Seas
Voices out of the shade that cried, Flight 1908 - 1911
Warm perfumes like a breath from vine and tree Waikiki The South Seas
What light of unremembered skies The Song of the Pilgrims 1905 - 1908
When Beauty and Beauty meet Beauty and Beauty 1912 - 1913
When colour goes home into the eyes, The Treasure 1914
When I see you, who were so wise and cool, Jealousy 1908 - 1911
When love has changed to kindliness -- Kindliness 1908 - 1911
When she sleeps, her soul, I know, Doubts The South Seas
When the white flame in us is gone, Dust 1908 - 1911
When you were there, and you, and you, Dining-Room Tea 1908 - 1911
Young Mary, loitering once her garden way, Mary and Gabriel 1912 - 1913
Your hands, my dear, adorable, The Chilterns 1912 - 1913