by Ivor (Bertie) Gurney (1890 - 1937)

Only the wanderer
Language: English 
Only the wanderer
  Knows England's graces,
Or can anew see clear
  Familiar faces.

And who loves joy as he
  That dwells in shadows?
Do not forget me quite,
  O Severn meadows.

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