Isaac Rosenberg

(25 November 1890 – 1 April 1918 / Bristol / England)

A Question - Poem by Isaac Rosenberg

What if you shut your eyes and look,
Yea, look with all the spirit's eyes,
While mystic unrevealed skies
Unfold like pages of a book

Wherein new scenes of wonder rare
Are imaged, till the sense deceives
Itself, and what it sees believes-
Even what the soul has pictured there?


Comments about A Question by Isaac Rosenberg

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (7/5/2016 8:44:00 PM)

    look with all the spirit's eyes- - - - - - - - - -that is the duty and the reward of all artists in their field of endeavor, whether it be writing or painting or music or sculpting (Report) Reply

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  • Elena Sandu Elena Sandu (7/5/2016 6:49:00 PM)

    I think poets will never change, their pen loves to open towards the spirit's eyes. Many thanks ph for this timeless poem! (Report) Reply

  • Is It Poetry Is It Poetry (7/5/2016 1:36:00 PM)

    Buried in a mass grave
    dug up ten years latter.
    Claiming they knew who
    he was,
    after a skeleton called.. iip (Report) Reply

  • Anil Kumar Panda Anil Kumar Panda (7/5/2016 10:47:00 AM)

    Thought provoking poem. Can't help thinking about what going on in life. Nice. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (7/5/2016 5:19:00 AM)

    Nice work with inspiration. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Savita Tyagi (7/5/2016 4:55:00 AM)

    A poem of such depth. Till the senses deceives itself and what it sees believes........so much truth in there. So much to ponder upon. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 28, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 28, 2012


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