Treasure Island

William Makepeace Thackeray

(1811-1863 / India)

From Pocahontas


Returning from the cruel fight
How pale and faint appears my knight!
He sees me anxious at his side;
'Why seek, my love, your wounds to hide?
Or deem your English girl afraid
To emulate the Indian maid?'

Be mine my husband's grief to cheer
In peril to be ever near;
Whate'er of ill or woe betide,
To bear it clinging at his side;
The poisoned stroke of fate to ward,
His bosom with my own to guard:
Ah! could it spare a pang to his,
It could not know a purer bliss!
'Twould gladden as it felt the smart,
And thank the hand that flung the dart!

Submitted: Wednesday, April 07, 2010

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (From Pocahontas by William Makepeace Thackeray )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. She does, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Multi-dimensional; heavens?, Mark Heathcote
  3. Watch, ramesh rai
  4. You Know I Do, Michael McParland
  5. Drowning, Neela Nath
  6. Where to go, gajanan mishra
  7. This African Woman, Anthony Seyi Abiodun
  8. My sky is not clear and blue, BARRY WYATT JR.
  9. Salvation, gajanan mishra
  10. beef, it's what boys like, Mandolyn ...

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]