IRENE NOEL-BAKER   Poet
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Poetry

Artemis Poems (IV)
Departure
Dutiful Wife
Eros in Piccadilly
Erotisis (Question)
Facing Hydra
Fair Hermia
Homage to Sylvia Plath
Homewards
Jalousie
Letters Home (I)
Letters Home (II)
Letters Home (III)
Letters Home (IV)
Letters Home (V)
Marriage
Masquerade
Mystery
Old Flame
Old Photos
Parsifal
Parsifal II
Persephone to Demeter
The Church at Malaucene
The Music
Train Journey

 

Greek Translations

Άρτεμις IV
Μασκαράτα
Στο Τραίνο

 

Related pages

Changing the Story
River Work

Letters Home (V)

The waves spring
And fall, eternally
Along the curving sand.

Seen from the high cliffs
It is a silent spread
Of white,
And moves like a voracious lover
Covering the strand.

Complacently the sea
Leaves and comes again
Telling of love
Desired and gone
For many, not for one.

Irene Noel-Baker (2009-12)