Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

(23 September 1861 – 25 August 1907)

After St. Augustine


Sunshine let it be or frost,
Storm or calm, as Thou shalt choose;
Though Thine every gift were lost,
Thee Thyself we could not lose.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Rookie M K (2/9/2006 10:24:00 AM)

    I was just wondering, does anyone know anything about the symbolizim of the words sunshine, frost, storm, and calm in this poem? it's for a school assignment! (Report) Reply

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