Clasics in Ñspel: ROADS, by Edward Thomas

RODZ

Edẉd Toṃs

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I luv rodz:
Ɖ godesz ɖt dwel
Far alñ inviẓbl
R mî fevrit godz.

Rodz g on
Ẃl w fget, n r
Fgotn lîc a star
Ɖt śūts n z gn.

On ɖs rʈ ’tiz śr
W men hv nt md
Enʈñ ɖt dʈ fed
So sn, so loñ indyr:

Ɖ hilrod wet wɖ ren
In ɖ sún wd nt glīm
Lîc a wîndñ strīm
F w trod it nt agn.

Ɖe r lonli
Ẃl w slīp, lonlịr
Fr lac v ɖ travlr
Hu z nǎ a drīm onli.

Fṛm dōn’z twîlît
N ol ɖ clǎdz lîc śīp
On ɖ mǎntnz v slīp
Ɖe wînd intu ɖ nît.

Ɖ nxt trn me rvil
Hevn: upn ɖ crest
Ɖ clos pînclump, at rest
And blac, me Hel cnsil.

Ofn ftsor, nvr
Yt v ɖ rod I wiri,
Ɖo loñ n stīp n driri,
Az it wîndz on fr evr.

Heḷn v ɖ rodz,
Ɖ mǎntn wez v Wêlz
N ɖ Maḅnogịn têlz,
Z wn v ɖ tru godz,

Abîdñ in ɖ triz,
Ɖ ʈriz n forz so wîz,
Ɖ larjr cumṗniz,
Ɖt bî ɖ rodsîd b,

N bnʈ ɖ raftr
Els uninhabtd
Xptñ bî ɖ ded;
N it z hr laftr

At morn n nît I hír
Ẃn ɖ ʈruścoc sñz
Brît ireḷvnt ʈñz,
N ẃn ɖ ćanṭclir

Cōlz bac t ɖer ǒn nît
Trūps ɖt mc lonlinis
Wɖ ɖer lît ftsteps’ pres,
Az Heḷn’z ǒn r lît.

Nǎ ol rodz līd t Frans
N hevi z ɖ tréd
V ɖ livñ; bt ɖ ded
Rtrnñ lîtli dans:

Ẃtvr ɖ rod brñ
T m or tec fṛm m,
Ɖe cīp m cumṗni
Wɖ ɖer paṭrñ,

Crǎdñ ɖ soḷtyd
V ɖ lūps ovr ɖ Dǎnz,
Huśñ ɖ ror v tǎnz
n ɖer brīf multtyd.

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