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Life And Art - Poem by Emma Lazarus

Not while the fever of the blood is strong,
The heart throbs loud, the eyes are veiled, no less
With passion than with tears, the Muse shall bless
The poet-sould to help and soothe with song.
Not then she bids his trembling lips express
The aching gladness, the voluptuous pain.
Life is his poem then; flesh, sense, and brain
One full-stringed lyre attuned to happiness.
But when the dream is done, the pulses fail,
The day's illusion, with the day's sun set,
He, lonely in the twilight, sees the pale
Divine Consoler, featured like Regret,
Enter and clasp his hand and kiss his brow.
Then his lips ope to sing--as mine do now.


Comments about Life And Art by Emma Lazarus

  • Gold Star - 97,083 Points Susan Williams (7/22/2016 5:35:00 PM)

    Just a little interesting factoid..........She wrote- - - - -Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free... words that were engraved on a bronze plaque hung in the Statue of Liberty museum.. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 917 Points Poetic Breath (7/22/2016 8:20:00 AM)

    One of my favorite poets. I love her poems (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 69,812 Points Ratnakar Mandlik (7/22/2016 7:17:00 AM)

    The relationship of life and art in a poet's life has been marvelously reflected in this superb poem. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Life

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  2. 2. The Life That I Have , Leo Marks
  3. 3. Life , Charlotte Brontë
  4. 4. Life In A Love , Robert Browning
  5. 5. A Life-Lesson , James Whitcomb Riley
  6. 6. An Old Life , Donald Hall
  7. 7. O Me! O Life! , Walt Whitman
  8. 8. The Pleasures Of Ordinary Life , Judith Viorst
  9. 9. What Is Life? , John Clare
  10. 10. The Buried Life , Matthew Arnold
  11. 11. Human Life , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  12. 12. A Plain Life , William Henry Davies
  13. 13. Life In A Bottle , Robert Browning
  14. 14. New Love, New Life , Amy Levy
  15. 15. Life And Art , Emma Lazarus
  16. 16. Full Of Life, Now , Walt Whitman
  17. 17. My Life Closed Twice , Emily Dickinson
  18. 18. Later Life , Christina Georgina Rossetti
  19. 19. Love In A Life , Robert Browning
  20. 20. Ignorant Before The Heavens Of My Life , Rainer Maria Rilke
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  22. 22. As I Ebb'D With The Ocean Of Life , Walt Whitman
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  25. 25. Life , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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  28. 28. A Life , Howard Nemerov
  29. 29. An Image From A Past Life , William Butler Yeats
  30. 30. River Of Life, The , Thomas Campbell
  31. 31. The Life Of Man , Sir Francis Bacon
  32. 32. Life Is What Life Is , Edward Veilleux
  33. 33. Life Is Love, And Love Is Life , Anna Jonson
  34. 34. Each Life Converges To Some Centre , Emily Dickinson
  35. 35. Xxxvi Life-In-Love , Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  36. 36. Ebony Life , Robert Desnos
  37. 37. In The Morning Of Life , Thomas Moore
  38. 38. The Course Of Life, Time, And Events And.. , Merlin Archivilla
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  40. 40. The Treasure Of Life , Olive Walters
  41. 41. Life Beyond, The , Rupert Brooke
  42. 42. Still Life , Thom Gunn
  43. 43. A Life Of Death, Or The Death Of Life , Andre Veilleux
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  46. 46. Views Of Life , Anne Brontë
  47. 47. Still-Life , Elizabeth Daryush
  48. 48. The Life Beyond , Rupert Brooke
  49. 49. Modern Love Iv: All Other Joys Of Life , George Meredith
  50. 50. Choice? (Life Life Life Life Life) , Udiah (witness to Yah)
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