Alice Meynell, The Poems of Alice Meynell (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1923): 85. PR 5021 M3A17 1923 Robarts Library
1ONE wept whose only child was dead,
2 New-born, ten years ago.
3"Weep not; he is in bliss," they said.
4 She answered, "Even so,
5"Ten years ago was born in pain
6 A child, not now forlorn.
7But oh, ten years ago, in vain,
8 A mother, a mother was born."
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