Gace Brulé

(1160 - Unknown (after 1213) / Champagne)

The Birds


The birds, the birds of mine own land
I heard in Brittany;
And as they sung, they seemed to me
The very same I heard with thee.
And if it were indeed a dream,
Such thoughts they taught my soul to frame
That straight a plaintive number came,
Which still shall be my song, Till that reward is mine which love hath promised long.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004
Edited: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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

Read poems about / on: song, dream, love

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 (The Birds by Gace Brulé )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. His Face, Heather Jephcott
  2. Why to think?, hasmukh amathalal
  3. Through my window sill, binod bastola
  4. The bondage, hasmukh amathalal
  5. Brain's Ocean, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. Defamation, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Horoscopes, gajanan mishra
  8. Lovely and pleasant, hasmukh amathalal
  9. A New Experience, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. Messages and Messengers, Liilia Talts Morrison

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon;
How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver,
Streaking the darkness radiantly!--yet soon
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Mackay

 
[Hata Bildir]