Perceval Gibbon Poems

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Perceval Gibbon
Perceval Gibbon (November 4 1879-May 30, 1926) was an author and journalist, serving for the Rand Daily Mail in South africa, as well as for other publications. He is best remembered for his short stories, the best of which often contained an ironic twist at the end. He was born in Trelech, Carmarthenshire, Wales. His early works were influenced by his extensive travels throughout Europe, America, and Africa. During World War I he was a war correspondent.

at the theatre: to the lady behind me
Dear Madam, you have seen this play;
I never saw it till today.
You know the details of th... [read poem]
homeward bound
It's goodbye now to Africa, but kiss your hand again
To the upland trek and the old trade road ... [read poem]
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