Confucius

(551– 479 ( BC) / China)

A Lady Mourns The Absence Of Her Student Lover


You student, with the collar blue,
Long pines my heart with anxious pain.
Although I do not go to you,
Why from all word do you refrain?

O you, with girdle strings of blue,
My thoughts to you forever roam!
Although I do not go to you,
Yet why to me should you not come?

How reckless you, how light and wild,
There by the tower upon the wall!
One day, from sight of you exiled,
As long as three long months I call.

Submitted: Saturday, September 18, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

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 (A Lady Mourns The Absence Of Her Student Lover by Confucius )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. Beloved God, Mohammad Siddiqui
  2. Beloved, Mohammad Siddiqui
  3. Life is beautiful, Mohammad Siddiqui
  4. Poetry: A Small Fighting Bulldog, Laijon Liu
  5. Lights connect to each other, Mohammad Siddiqui
  6. My silent cry echoes through the universe, Mohammad Siddiqui
  7. Love keeps flowering and sometimes, Gert Strydom
  8. We sit on a balcony, Gert Strydom
  9. Cheap Shots, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  10. COPLA 69 INVOCATION: This Bad Guy World, T (no first name) Wignesan

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon;
How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver,
Streaking the darkness radiantly!--yet soon
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Mackay

 
[Hata Bildir]