Charles Causley

Charles Causley

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Charles Stanley Causley (24 August 1917 – 4 November 2003) was a Cornish poet, schoolmaster and writer. His work is often noted for its simplicity and directness as well as its associations with folklore, legends and magic -- especially when linked to his native Cornwall.
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King’s College Chapel

When to the music of Byrd or Tallis,
The ruffed boys singing in the blackened stalls,
The candles lighting the small bones on their faces,
The Tudors stiff in marble on the walls
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On Being Asked to Write a School Hymn

On a starless night and
Underneath a sleeping
Comes the cry of sheep and
From the slaughter house to mine
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Innocents Song

Who's that knocking on the window,
Who's that standing at the door,
What are all those
Laying on the kitchen floor
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Ballad of the Breadman

Mary stood in the
Baking a loaf of bread
An angel flew in the window‘We’ve a job for you,’ he said
‘God in his big gold
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I am the Great Sun

From a Normandy crucifix of 1632I am the great sun, but you do not see me, I am your husband, but you turn away
I am the captive, but you do not free me, I am the captain but you will not obey
I am the truth, but you will not believe me,...
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Marys Song

Your royal
Is made of
In a cattle-shed
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Ten Types of Hospital Visitor

The first enters wearing the neon
Of virtue
Ceaselessly firing all-purpose
At everyone
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I Saw A Jolly Hunter

I saw a jolly
With a jolly
Walking in the
In the jolly sun
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Timothy Winters

Timothy Winters comes to
With eyes as wide as a football pool,
Ears like bombs and teeth like splinters:
A blitz of a boy is Timothy Winters
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