Arthur Symons Poems
- Love And Sleep I have laid sorrow to sleep; Love sleeps. ...
- You Remain As a perfume doth remain In the folds where it ...
- In The Stalls My life is like a music-hall, Where, in the ...
- Kisses Sweet, can I sing you the song of your kisses? How ...
- Before The Squall The wind is rising on the sea, The windy ...
- Amends To Nature I have loved colours, and not flowers; ...
- The Loom Of Dreams I broider the world upon a loom, I ...
Arthur William Symons, was a British poet, critic and magazine editor.
Born in Milford Haven, Wales, of Cornish parents, Symons was educated privately, spending much of his time in France and Italy. In 1884–1886 he edited four of Bernard Quaritch's Shakespeare's Quarto Facsimiles, and in 1888–1889 seven plays of the "Henry Irving" Shakespeare. He became a member of the staff of the Athenaeum in 1891, and of the Saturday Review in 1894, but his major editorial feat was his work with the short-lived Savoy.
His first volume of verse, Days and Nights (1889), consisted of dramatic monologues. His later verse is influenced by a close study of modern... more »
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Love And Sleep
I have laid sorrow to sleep;
She who oft made me weep
I loved, and have forgot,
Love tells me she will not
She it was bid me go;
By what strange ways, ah! no
Because I cease to weep,
Here by the sea in sleep,