Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(1797 - 1884 / Northampton, North Carolina)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

A Billet Doux

My brightest hopes are mix'd with tears,
Like hues of light and gloom;
As when mid sun-shine rain appears,
Love rises with a thousand fears,

To pine and still to bloom.
When I have told my last fond tale
In lines of song to thee,
And for departure spread my sail,
Say, lovely princess, wilt thou fail
To drop a tear for me?

O, princess, should my votive strain
Salute thy ear no more,
Like one deserted on the main,
I still shall gaze, alas! but vain,
On wedlock's flow'ry shore.

Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Imploring To Be Resigned At Death by George Moses Horton )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]