Purple Flame

Poem By Lore Me34

SURELY I heard a voice-surely my name
Was breathed in tones familiar to my heart!
I listened-and the low wind stealing came,
In darkness and in silence to depart.

Surely I saw a form, a proud bright form,
Standing beside my couch! I raised mine eyes:
'Twas but a dim cloud, herald of a storm,
That floated through the grey and twilight skies.

Surely the brightness of the summer hour
Hath suddenly burst upon the circling gloom!
I dream; 'twas but the perfume of a flower,
Which the breeze wafted through the silent room.

Surely a hand clasped mine with greetings fond!
A name is murmured by my lips with pain;
Woe for that sound-woe for love's broken bond.
I start-I wake-I am alone again!

Comments about Purple Flame

Sounds like it could have been written today about lost love. Think I will poke around and read a few other of her poems
Dreams well displayed in this lovely poem.
Love it!The beauty of dream is well depicted in this fab peom
Love it!The beauty of dream is depicted in this fab poem
beautiful. i love the rhyme.


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