“Rupert Brooke” by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

Rupert Brooke

Your face was lifted to the golden sky
Ablaze beyond the black roofs of the square,
As flame on flame leapt, flourishing in air
Its tumult of red stars exultantly,
To the cold constellations dim and high;

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Wilfrid Wilson Gibson's poem "Rupert Brooke" was published in Georgian Poetry, 1916-1917. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the links below:


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