Poetry, VOLUME 12

Charles Williams – Five Excellent Poems !

Today (Sept. 20) is the birthday of the Inkling Charles Williams, born 1886…

Although Charles Williams is perhaps best known as a novelist and Inkling (along with C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, and others), he was also a poet who published several collections of poems …

We honor the birthday of Charles Williams with five excellent poems by him…
 

*** These poems were published in
Charles William’s 1917 book
Poems of Conformity
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Emigravit
Charles Williams

Mortal, of mortals hardly Earth
Knew love or laughter more of worth;
Immortal, join the immortals, find
Laughter nor love thou left’st behind.

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