Love Poems

Evening Song

Look off, dear Love, across the sallow sands,
And mark yon meeting of the sun and sea;
How long they kiss in sight of all the lands,
Ah! longer, longer we.

Now, in the sea's red vintage melts the sun
As Egypt's pearl dissolved in rosy wine
And Cleopatra-night drinks all- 'tis done,
Love, lay thine hand in mine.

Come forth, sweet stars, and comfort heaven's heart,
Glimmer, ye waves, 'round else unlighted sands;
Oh night! divorce our sun and sky apart-
Never our lips, our hands.
Sidney Lanier
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Reader Comments
Name: Michelle2005-05-31
The imagery is nice in this one. Very romantic!
Name: Tahir2005-06-06
very good ppoem.
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Name: Sumonalli2014-05-23
Just found this and it is wonderful. Your sweet Chase takes after you I think. I will be drpnpiog back by more often. I too was a writer. I worked for almost 20 years as a reporter for our home town weekly. Mostly news stories, but ever once in a while something I really wanted to share. Keep up the good work.
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