Alice Meynell Poems

Alice Meynell was a British writer, suffragist, critic, and editor. She was born in 1847 and passed away in 1922. Today, she is primarily remembered for her poetry. Her works include The Rhythm of Life and Other Essays and Later Poems.


by Alice Meynell

‘Renouncement’ by Alice Meynell is a passionate poem in which the speaker fights to fend off thoughts of the person she loves. She refuses to allow herself to think about this person during the day.

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