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A Dream Analysis



Author: Poetry of William Allingham Type: Poetry Views: 202

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I heard the dogs howl in the moonlight night;

I went to the window to see the sight;

All the Dead that ever I knew

Going one by one and two by two.



On they pass'd, and on they pass'd;

Townsfellows all, from first to last;

Born in the moonlight of the lane,

Quench'd in the heavy shadow again.



Schoolmates, marching as when they play'd

At soldiers once - but now more staid;

Those were the strangest sight to me

Who were drown'd, I knew, in the awful sea.



Straight and handsome folk, bent and weak, too;

Some that I loved, and gasp'd to speak to;

Some but a day in their churchyard bed;

Some that I had not known were dead.



A long, long crowd - where each seem'd lonely,

Yet of them all there was one, one only,

Raised a head or look'd my way;

She linger'd a moment - she might not stay.



How long since I saw that fair pale face!

Ah! Mother dear! might I only place

My head on thy breast, a moment to rest,

While thy hand on my tearful cheek were prest!



On, on, a moving bridge they made

Across the moon-stream, from shade to shade,

Young and old, women and men;

Many long-forgot, but remembered then,



And first there came a bitter laughter;

A sound of tears a moment after;

And then a music so lofty and gay,

That eve morning, day by day,

I strive to recall it if I may.





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The poem talks about remembrance of the dead - it may be a self-healing dream for himself. Note the interesting use of punctuataion.

| Posted on 2010-12-27 | by a guest




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