Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton

(22 March 1808 – 15 June 1877 / London)

Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton Poems

61. The Child Of The Islands - Opening 4/15/2010
62. The Child Of The Islands - Conclusion 4/15/2010
63. The Child Of The Islands - Autumn 4/15/2010
64. The Child Of Earth 4/15/2010
65. The Chapel Royal St. James’s, On The 10th February, 1840 4/15/2010
66. The Careless Word 4/15/2010
67. The Captive Pirate 4/15/2010
68. The Bride 4/15/2010
69. The Boatswain’s Song 4/15/2010
70. The Blind Man’s Bride 4/15/2010
71. The Banner Of The Covenanters 4/15/2010
72. The Autumn Wind 4/15/2010
73. The Arab's Farewell To His Horse 4/15/2010
74. Sonnet XVIII 4/15/2010
75. Sonnet XVII 4/15/2010
76. Sonnet XVI 4/15/2010
77. Sonnet XV 4/15/2010
78. Sonnet XIX 4/15/2010
79. Sonnet XIV 4/15/2010
80. Sonnet XIII 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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