Forget not yet the tried intent
Of such a truth as I have meant;
My great travail so gladly spent,
Forget not yet!
Forget not yet when first began
I sat on the front step
with the clouds covering the rays
And as I surrendered to the moment
I realized the sun doesn’t always shine
Sometimes your parents...
I do loathe the rain,
blissfully falling to Earth,
In a short thunderous
burst yet upon impact,
No feeling of Pain.
No one would miss
a single silent--
Drop of Rain ~
The lark now leaves his wat’ry nest,
And climbing shakes his dewy wings.
He takes this window for the East,
And to implore your light he sings—
Awake, awake! the...
The world’s a bubble; and the life of man less than a span.
In his conception wretched; from the womb so to the tomb:
Curst from the cradle,...
Life! I know not what thou art,
But know that thou and I must part;
And when, or how, or where we met
I own to me's a secret...
We watch'd her breathing thro' the night,
Her breathing soft and low,
As in her breast the wave of life
Kept heaving to and fro.
But when the morn came...
O talk not to me of a name great in story;
The days of our youth are the days of our glory;
And the myrtle and ivy of...
Full fathom five thy father lies:
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes:
Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
O say what is that thing call'd Light,
Which I must ne'er enjoy;
What are the blessings of the sight,
O tell your poor blind boy!
You talk of wondrous things...
How happy is he born and taught
That serveth not another's will;
Whose armour is his honest thought
And simple truth his utmost skill;
Whose passions not his masters are;
O me! what eyes hath Love put in my head
Which have no correspondence with true sight;
Or if they have, where is my judgment fled
That censures falsely...