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(1842-1881 / Macon / Georgia)

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A Song Of Eternity In Time

Once, at night, in the manor wood
My Love and I long silent stood,
Amazed that any heavens could
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  • Inas Essa (9/14/2013 2:08:00 PM)

    Sweet words, i really enjoyed it.

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  • Mohammad Tabatabaei (9/14/2013 10:29:00 AM)

    beautiful rhyming and very good rhythm.

  • Kevin Straw (9/14/2012 9:42:00 AM)

    I suppose twee nonsense is about it. The idea that a star' s mirror image would appear in a tear is a leeettle too much to believe - even if it had marked her pain!

  • Marcella D (9/14/2011 4:33:00 PM)

    It is so sad and beautiful at the sametime. Would be a good deep emotional poem for those who like poems with emotions.

  • Ramesh T A (9/14/2011 4:00:00 PM)

    Nature consoles whoever seeks it bosom grief stricken in life! The touching expression of the poem reveals the clear state of poet. Musing over Nature in loneliness what he has expressed in this poem is touching the heart of readers too!

  • Kevin Straw (9/14/2009 5:53:00 AM)

    This is prosodically a beautiful poem, but I am not sure how 'eternity' assuages the grief of real parting. Is 'the starlight' better than 'our starlight'?

  • O Anna Niemus (9/14/2008 4:53:00 AM)

    Sidney, wherever you are reincarnated (or perhaps no longer by body encumbered)
    God bless you for the beauty you spread.

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