The Dying Child

Written by (13 July 1793–20 May 1864) who was an English poet. The son of a farm labourer, he became known for his celebrations of the English countryside. He is one of my favourite poets but this poem is hard for me to read.

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He could not die when trees were green,

For he loved the time too well.



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John E Marks

John E Marks


I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can