James Elroy Flecker

James Elroy Flecker (5 November 1884 – 3 January 1915) was an English poet, novelist and playwright. As a poet he was most influenced by the Parnassian poets.

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    They know time comes, not only you and I,
    But the whose world shall whiten, here or there;
    —James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)

    It was so old a ship—who knows, who knows?
    MAnd yet so beautiful, I watched in vain
    To see the mast burst open with a rose,
    And the whole deck put on its leaves again.
    James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)

    O friend unseen, unborn, unknown,
    Student of our sweet English tongue,
    Read out my words at night, alone:
    I was a poet, I was young.
    —James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)

    It was so old a ship—who knows, who knows?
    MAnd yet so beautiful, I watched in vain
    To see the mast burst open with a rose,
    And the whole deck put on its leaves again.
    —James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)