Latest quotes | Random quotes | Latest comments | Add quote

Good Words from Matilda Betham-Edwards

Love's Season

Nay, never ask, beloved, oh, why so late?
Nor marvel I could see yet love thee not,
Love's secrets lie within the book of fate,
Uncyphered and untaught.

The self-same star shines in its lofty sphere,
The poet sees and sees a hundred times,
Before from silvery cloud emerging clear,
'Tis wooed in deathless rhymes.

The self-same melody, unseized, ignored,
May float for years in the composer's brain,
One day he careless strikes his harp's chord,
To find a godlike strain.

And countless suns rise o'er the summer sea,
Before that rosy glow the painter caught,
Transferred to canvas, for all time to be
The fadeless dawn of thought.

[...] Read more

poem by Matilda Betham-Edwards from Good WordsReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Veronica Serbanoiu
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!



Recent searches | Top searches