Arthur Symons

(28 February 1865 – 22 January 1945 / Milford Havens, Wales)

Arthur Symons Poems

1. Bohemian Folk-Song 3/20/2012
2. Degrees Of Love 3/20/2012
3. April Midnight? 2/13/2015
4. The Unloved 3/20/2012
5. Variations Upon Love 3/20/2012
6. Veneta Marina 3/20/2012
7. White Heliotrope 3/20/2012
8. White Magic 3/20/2012
9. Love In Autumn 3/20/2012
10. Love's Paradox 3/20/2012
11. Love's Secret 3/20/2012
12. Madrigal 3/20/2012
13. Margery Of The Fens 3/20/2012
14. Of Charity 3/20/2012
15. O Flame Of Living Love 3/20/2012
16. Old Age 3/20/2012
17. On The Doorstep 3/20/2012
18. On The Stage 3/20/2012
19. Opals 3/20/2012
20. Renée 3/20/2012
21. Rosa Flammea 3/20/2012
22. Rubies 3/20/2012
23. Satiety 3/20/2012
24. Serata Di Fiesta 3/20/2012
25. Soror Tua 3/20/2012
26. The Price 3/20/2012
27. To Muriel: At The Opera 3/20/2012
28. Hesterna Rosa 3/20/2012
29. Flora Of The Eden: Antwerp 3/20/2012
30. Fête Champêtre 3/20/2012
31. Hands 3/20/2012
32. In The Temple 3/20/2012
33. In The Vale Of Llangollen 3/20/2012
34. Laus Mortis 3/20/2012
35. Laus Virginitatis 3/20/2012
36. Leves Amores 3/20/2012
37. Lillian 3/20/2012
38. The Beggars 3/20/2012
39. Benedictine 3/20/2012
40. Declaration 3/20/2012
Best Poem of Arthur Symons

In The Stalls

My life is like a music-hall,
Where, in the impotence of rage,
Chained by enchantment to my stall,
I see myself upon the stage
Dance to amuse a music-hall.

'Tis I that smoke this cigarette,
Lounge here, and laugh for vacancy,
And watch the dancers turn; and yet
It is my very self I see
Across the cloudy cigarette.

My very self that turns and trips,
Painted, pathetically gay,
An empty song upon the lips
In make-believe of holiday:
I, I, this thing that turns and trips!

The light flares in the music-hall,
The light, the ...

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In Fountain Court

The fountain murmuring of sleep,
A drowsy tune;
The flickering green of leaves that keep
The light of June;
Peace, through a slumbering afternoon,
The peace of June.

A waiting ghost, in the blue sky,
The white curved moon;

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