The Great War

from Retrogression and Other Poems: Electronic Edition

Who Can Tell?

THE Celtic Twilight? Yes,

Follow the beckon of its fairy moon!

But wherefore chide me if I love not less

The Saxon Noon?

Ah, what if Time should breathe

On both the same cold edict of decay.

And with the sole unwithering garland wreathe

The Hellenic Day?