After the War by May Wedderburn Cannan

After the war perhaps I’ll sit again
Out on the terrace where I sat with you,
And see the changeless sky and hills beat blue
And live an afternoon of summer through.

I shall remember then, and sad at heart
For the lost day of happiness we knew,
Wish only that some other man were you
And spoke my name as once you used to do.

From: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/248530

Date: 1917

By: May Wedderburn Cannan (1893-1973)

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