Treasure Island

Sidney Lanier

(1842-1881 / Macon / Georgia)

A song of Love


Hey, rose, just born
Twin to a thorn;
Was't so with you, O Love and Scorn?

Sweet eyes that smiled,
Now wet and wild:
O Eye and Tear- mother and child.

Well: Love and Pain
Be kinfolks twain;
Yet would, Oh would I could Love again.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 06, 2010

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