Letitia Elizabeth Landon

(1802-1838 / England)

Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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  • Rookie - 231 Points Peter Bolton (6/10/2015 7:49:00 AM)

    It is a shame there are so few of Landon's poems on this site. I have now collected over a thousand.

  • Rookie Mina Rosa (6/16/2013 8:56:00 PM)

    So good...nice poem...

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Best Poem of Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Revenge

Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
Seem as you drank the very air
Her breath perfumed the while:

And wake for her the gifted line,
That wild and witching lay,
And swear your heart is as a shrine,
That only owns her sway.

'Tis well: I am revenged at last,—
Mark you that scornful cheek,—
The eye averted as you pass'd,
Spoke more than words could speak.

Ay, now by all the bitter tears
That I have shed for thee,—
The racking doubts, the burning fears,—
Avenged they ...

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