When I posted R. H. Grenville’s “Joy Is a Bird,” I received a comment from a woman in South Africa, Louise Saayman, whose mother used to buy the British Woman’s Weekly magazine. Way back in the early 1970s, Louise stumbled upon R. H. Grenville’s “Joy Would Be Such,” and clipped it out. Captivated by Grenville’s poetry, she has kept the clipping, and has now shared it with us. Like so many clippings, though, the full bibliographic information is not available. All she can tell us is that this poem appeared in Woman’s Weekly, sometime between 1971 and 1974…

Joy Would Be Such

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