• Ay De Mi

    O bird, that used to press,
    Thy head against my cheek
    With touch that seem'd to speak,
    And ask a tender 'yes' -... more »

  • Blue Wings

    Warm whisp'ring through the slender olive leaves
    Came to me a gentle sound,
    Whis'pring of a secret found... more »

  • Bright, O Bright Fedalma

    Maiden crowned with glossy blackness,
    Lithe as panther forest-roaming,
    Long-armed Naiad when she dances
    On a stream of ether floating,... more »

  • Brother And Sister


    I cannot choose but think upon the time
    When our two lives grew like two buds that kiss... more »

  • Came A Pretty Maid

    Came a pretty maid
    By the moon's pure light . . .
    Loved me well, she said,... more »

  • Count That Day Lost

    If you sit down at set of sun
    And count the acts that you have done,
    And, counting, find
    One self-denying deed, one word... more »

  • Day Is Dying

    Day is dying! Float, o song,
    Down the westward river,
    Requiem chanting to the Day,
    Day, the mighty giver!... more »

  • God Needs Antonio

    Your soul was lifted by the wings today
    Hearing the master of the violin:
    You praised him, praised the great Sabastian too
    Who made that fine Chaconne; but did you think... more »

  • I Am Lonely

    The world is great: the birds all fly from me,
    The stars are golden fruit upon a tree
    All out of reach: my little sister went,... more »

  • I Grant You Ample Leave

    "I grant you ample leave
    To use the hoary formula 'I am'
    Naming the emptiness where thought is not;
    But fill the void with definition, 'I'... more »

  • In A London Drawingroom

    The sky is cloudy, yellowed by the smoke.
    For view there are the houses opposite
    Cutting the sky with one long line of wall
    Like solid fog: far as the eye can stretch... more »

  • Making Life Worth While

    Every soul that touches yours -
    Be it the slightest contact -
    Get there from some good;... more »

  • Mid My Gold-Brown Curls

    'Mid my gold-brown curls
    There twined a silver hair:
    I plucked it idly out
    And scarcely knew 'twas there.... more »

  • Roses

    You love the roses - so do I. I wish
    The sky would rain down roses, as they rain
    From off the shaken bush. Why will it not?
    Then all the valley would be pink and white... more »

  • Self and Life

    Changeful comrade, Life of mine,
    Before we two must part,
    I will tell thee, thou shalt say,... more »

  • Spring Comes Hither

    Spring comes hither
    Buds the rose . . .
    Roses wither
    Sweet spring goes . . .... more »

  • Sweet Endings Come And Go, Love

    "La noche buena se viene,
    La noche buena se va,
    Y nosotros nos iremos
    Y no volveremos mas."... more »

  • Sweet Springtime

    It was in the prime
    Of the sweet springtime
    In the linnet's throat
    Trembled the love note,... more »

  • The Choir Invisible

    Oh, may I join the choir invisible
    Of those immortal dead who live again
    In minds made better by their presence; live
    In pulses stirred to generosity,... more »

  • The Radiant Dark

    Should I long that dark were fair? Say, O song.
    Lacks my love aught that I should long?
    Dark the night with breath all flow'rs... more »

  • The World Is Great

    The world is great!
    The birds fly from me;
    The stars are golden fruit... more »

  • Two Lovers

    Two lovers by a moss-grown spring:
    They leaned soft cheeks together there,
    Mingled the dark and sunny hair,
    And heard the wooing thrushes sing.... more »