Poem 72 - 100 days of poetry
Life, believe, is not a dream
So dark as sages say;
Oft a little morning rain
Foretells a pleasant day.
Sometimes there are clouds of gloom,
But these are transient all;
If the shower will make the roses bloom,
O why lament its fall? Continue reading "Life – by Charlotte Brontë"
Poem 71 — 100 days of poetry
We sat together at one summer’s end,
That beautiful mild woman, your close friend,
And you and I, and talked of poetry. Continue reading "Adam’s Curse – Poem by William Butler Yeats"
Poem 70 - 100 days of poetry
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright
As sunlight on a stream;
Come back in tears,
O memory, hope, love of finished years. Continue reading "Echo — Poem by Christina Rossetti"
Poem 69 - 100 days of poetry
There be none of Beauty's daughters
With a magic like thee;
And like music on the waters
Is thy sweet voice to me: Continue reading "Stanzas for Music – Poem by Lord Byron"
Poem 68 - 100 days of poetry
In the deep nights I dig for you, O Treasure!
To seek you over the wide world I roam,
For all abundance is but meager measure
Of your bright beauty which is yet to come. Continue reading "In the Deep Nights – Poem by Rainer Maria Rilke"
Poem 67 - 100 days of poetry
Reject me not if I should say to you
I do forget the sounding of your voice,
I do forget your eyes that searching through
The mists perceive our marriage, and rejoice. Continue reading "A Love Song — Poem by D. H. Lawrence"