George Moses Horton

(1797 - 1884 / Northampton, North Carolina)

Love


Whilst tracing thy visage I sink in emotion,
For no other damsel so wond'rous I see;
Thy looks are so pleasing, thy charms so amazing,
I think of no other, my true-love, but thee.


With heart-burning rapture I gaze on thy beauty,
And fly like a bird to the boughs of a tree;
Thy looks are so pleasing, thy charms so amazing,
I fancy no other, my true-love, but thee.


Thus oft in the valley I think, and I wonder
Why cannot a maid with her lover agree?
Thy looks are so pleasing, thy charms so amazing,
I pine for no other, my true-love, but thee.


I'd fly from thy frowns with a heart full of sorrow--
Return, pretty damsel, and smile thou on me;
By every endeavor, I'll try thee forever,
And languish until I am fancied by thee.

Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 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 (Love by George Moses Horton )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. A weirdo, Amgad Samy
  2. an act, Billie Lynn Minear
  3. engulfed in your flesh, Billie Lynn Minear
  4. recyclops, ramon lvdiaz
  5. Ideal or Real, immanuel santos
  6. clear as mud, Mandolyn ...
  7. Burma war, lee fones
  8. Nexus in open, hasmukh amathalal
  9. There are veins of gold embedded, Little Eagle McGowan
  10. Yours Desire for High Sky, Aftab Alam

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Though that I sholde in your presence ben ever,
Myn hertes lady, as wisly he me save
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Unity is Strength, S.D. TIWARI
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. The City Planners, Margaret Atwood
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. I, Too, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]