Song in the Songless
Littell's Living Age (Sept. 1900). P LE L ROBA.
1They have no song, the sedges dry,
2 And still they sing.
3It is within my breast they sing,
4 As I pass by.
5Within my breast they touch a string,
6 They wake a sigh.
7There is but sound of sedges dry;
8 In me they sing.
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Reprinted in George Meredith, A Reading of Life (Westminster: A. Constable, 1901). PR 5008 R4 ROBA
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