Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881 / Macon / Georgia)

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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  • Gold Star - 10,855 Points Soulful Heart (9/14/2014 11:19:00 AM)

    beauty of metaphoric imagery thru the bubble of transient time of life like a tear.....stars of eternity mocking yet beaming at the hope that keeps the world gping on...... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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! (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 582 Points Michael Hagwood (9/14/2014 11:29:00 AM)

    The water of a tear is enough too reflect star light

  • Rookie 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. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 461 Points 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! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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'? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie 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. (Report) Reply

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