by Walter De la Mare (1873 - 1956)

The horseman
Language: English 
I heard a horseman
  Ride over the hill;
The moon shone clear,
  The night was still;
His helm was silver,
  And pale was he;
And the horse he rode
  Was of ivory.

Confirmed with Peacock Pie. A Book of Rhymes by Walter de la Mare, London: Constable & Co. Ltd., [1920], p. 2.


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This text was added to the website: 2014-02-25
Line count: 8
Word count: 32