• Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1918
Poetry

The Windhover

To Christ our Lord I caught this morning morning's minion, king-     dom of daylight's dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding     Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and stridingHigh there, how he rung upon the rein of a wimpling wingIn his ecstasy! then off, off forth on swing...
  • Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1918