Treasure Island

Enid Derham

(24 March 1882 – 13 November 1941 / Melbourne / Australia)

Farewell


I LEAVE the world to-morrow,—
What news for Fairyland?
I’m tired of dust and sorrow
And folk on every hand.

A moon more calm and splendid
Moves there through deeper skies,
By maiden stars attended
She peaces goddes-wise.

And there no wrath oppresses,
And there no teardrops start,
There cool winds breathe caresses,
That soothe the weary heart.

The wealth the mad world follows
Turns ashes in the hand
Of him who sees the hollows
And glades of Fairyland.

And pine boughs sigh no sorrow
Where fairy rotas play,—
I leave the world to-morrow
For ever and a day.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: fairy, sorrow, moon, world, farewell, heart, sky, star, wind

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Farewell by Enid Derham )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Make Me, Sentamu Aziz
  2. The Traffic Light, Edward Kofi Louis
  3. Bye Baby, Sentamu Aziz
  4. Homeland, Ibrahim Nasrallah
  5. Kylie, Edward Kofi Louis
  6. Childhood, Ibrahim Nasrallah
  7. Poetical Arizona Deserts, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Freedom, Ibrahim Nasrallah
  9. The Great Time, Sentamu Aziz
  10. Teenage Love, Sentamu Aziz

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. Blackberry-Picking, Seamus Heaney
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. The Prison Cell, Mahmoud Darwish
  7. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]