Letitia Elizabeth Landon

(1802-1838 / England)


  • ''Ah tell me not that memory
    Sheds gladness o'er the past;
    What is recalled by faded flowers
    Save that they did not last?''
    Letitia Elizabeth Landon (1802-1838), British poet, novelist. Despondency.
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Cafes In Damascus

LANGUIDLY the night-wind bloweth
From the gardens round,
Where the clear Barrada floweth
With a lulling sound.

Not the lute-note's sweet shiver
Can such music find,
As is on a wandering river,
On a wandering wind.

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