First World War Poetry Digital Archive

To-Night

TONIGHT by EDWARD THOMAS Harry, you know at night The larks in Castle Alley Sing from the attic's height As if the electric light Were the true sun above a summer valley: Whistle, don't knock, tonight. I shall come early, Kate: And we in Castle Alley Will sit close out of sight Alone, and ask no light Of lamp or sun above a summer valley: Tonight I can stay late.

Citation

“To-Night,” by Thomas, Edward (1878-1917). Copyright Edward Thomas, 1979, reproduced under licence from Faber and Faber Ltd. via First World War Poetry Digital Archive, accessed November 27, 2021, http://ww1lit.nsms.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/item/2965.

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