Category: poetry

I will take every star from the sky until your heart is full again.Lola S

I will take every star from the sky until your heart is full again.Lola S

When my mind is away, wondering about everything, and I see your face in the crowd, suddenly, my…

When my mind is away, wondering about everything, and I see your face in the crowd, suddenly, my…

Don’t you ever mistake that my solitude is replaceable by love. If the idea of loving carries…

Don’t you ever mistake that my solitude is replaceable by love. If the idea of loving carries…

My dearest, I have never experienced a heartbreak so strong I feel heavy weights crushing down my…

My dearest, I have never experienced a heartbreak so strong I feel heavy weights crushing down my…

She dwells with Beauty—Beauty that must die; …

She dwells with Beauty—Beauty that must die;
And Joy, whose hand is ever at his lips
Bidding adieu; and aching Pleasure nigh,
Turning to poison while the bee-mouth sips:
Ay, in the very temple of Delight
Veil’d Melancholy has her sovran shrine,
Though seen of none save him whose strenuous tongue
Can burst Joy’s grape against his palate fine;
His soul shall taste the sadness of her might,
And be among her cloudy trophies hung.

I cannot but remember When the year grows old …

I cannot but remember
When the year grows old –
October – November –
How she disliked the cold.

So I knew that he was dying– Stooped, an…

So I knew that he was dying–
Stooped, and raised his languid head;
Felt no breath, and heard no sighing,
So I knew that he was dead.

When sparkling eyes Troop sleepywise And busy …

When sparkling eyes
Troop sleepywise
And busy lips grow dumb,
When little heads
Nod toward the beds,
We know the sandman’s come.

And when lights begin to show Up from the town…

And when lights begin to show
Up from the town,
I will mark which must be mine,
And then start down!

The fabric of my faithful love No power shall …

The fabric of my faithful love
No power shall dim or ravel
Whilst I stay here, – but oh, my dear,
If ever I should travel!