‘Daybreak’ by Stephen Spender

‘Daybreak’

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“At Dawn she lay with her profile at that angle
Which, when she sleeps, seems the carved face of an angel.
Her hair a harp, the hand of a breeze follows…”

You can read the full poem here. Stephen Spender was born on this day in 1909, you can read more of his work at Surrey Libraries.

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