Daily Archives: August 6, 2017

poem – morning

The mist has left the greening plain, The dew-drops shine like fairy rain, The coquette rose awakes again Her lovely self adorning. The Wind is hiding in the trees, A sighing, soothing, laughing tease, Until the rose says “Kiss me, … Continue reading

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poem – once we were happy

Once we were happy, I Loving and beloved, You loved and loving, sweetly moved. Then you became the enemy Of love, and I to disdain Found youthful passion change. Disdain demands I speak, Disdain, that in my breast Keeps the … Continue reading

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poem – song

When thy beauty appears In its graces and airs All bright as an angel new dropp’d from the sky, At distance I gaze and am awed by my fears: So strangely you dazzle my eye! But when without art Your … Continue reading

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poem – to death

Death! where is thy victory? To triumph whilst I die, To triumph whilst thine ebon wing Enfolds my shuddering soul? O Death! where is thy sting? Not when the tides of murder roll, When nations groan, that kings may bask … Continue reading

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poem – good night

Good-night? ah! no; the hour is ill Which severs those it should unite; Let us remain together still, Then it will be good night. How can I call the lone night good, Though thy sweet wishes wing its flight? Be … Continue reading

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poem – what makes a friend ?

A friend What makes a friend? A friend Is someone that everyone needs A friend Is that special one A friend Is someone you tell EVERYTHING A friend Is someone you never lie to A friend Can be a boy … Continue reading

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