Archive for February 18th, 2019

Monday, 18 February 2019

A Leave-Taking by Arthur Yvor Winters

I, who never kissed your head,
Lay these ashes in their bed;
That which I could do have done.
Now farewell, my newborn son.

From: Parkinson, Thomas, The Untranslatable Poetry of Yvor Winters in The Georgia Review, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Fall 1980), pp. 671-677.

Date: c1928

By: Arthur Yvor Winters (1900-1968)