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Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton

(22 March 1808 – 15 June 1877 / London)

Poems of Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton

1. A Destiny 4/15/2010
2. A Voice From The Factories 4/15/2010
3. An Emblem of Life 4/15/2010
4. As When From Dreams Awaking 4/15/2010
5. Babel 4/15/2010
6. Dedication 4/15/2010
7. Description Of A Lost Friend 4/15/2010
8. Dreams 4/15/2010
9. Edward 4/15/2010
10. Escape From The Snares Of Love 4/15/2010
11. First Love 4/15/2010
12. I Cannot Love Thee! 4/15/2010
13. I do not love Thee 1/4/2003
14. I Was Not False To Thee 4/15/2010
15. Ifs 4/15/2010
16. Love Not 1/1/2004
17. Mary 4/15/2010
18. May-Day, 1837 4/15/2010
19. My Childhood's Home 4/15/2010
20. My Heart Is Like A Withered Nut! 4/15/2010

An Emblem of Life

Oh! Life is like the summer rill, where weary daylight dies;
We long for morn to rise again, and blush along the skies:
For dull and dark that stream appears, whose waters in the day,
All glad, in conscious sunniness, went dancing on their way.
But when the glorious sun hath 'woke, and look'd upon the earth,
And over hill and dale there float the sounds of human mirth;
We sigh to see day hath not brought its perfect light to all,
For with the sunshine on those waves, the silent shadows fa

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