Verse > Siegfried Sassoon > Picture-Show
  PREVIOUS
CONTENTS      BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD

Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967).  Picture-Show.  1920.

34. Everyone Sang


EVERYONE suddenly burst out singing; 
And I was filled with such delight 
As prisoned birds must find in freedom, 
Winging wildly across the white 
Orchards and dark-green fields; on—on—and out of sight.         5
  
Everyone’s voice was suddenly lifted; 
And beauty came like the setting sun: 
My heart was shaken with tears; and horror 
Drifted away ... O, but Everyone 
Was a bird; and the song was wordless; the singing will never be done.  10


CONTENTS      BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD


  PREVIOUS
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors