Emily Jane Brontë

(30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848 / Thornton / Yorkshire)

Emily Jane Brontë Poems

1. Past, Present, Future 6/17/2015
2. The Elder's Rebuke 3/27/2012
3. The Wanderer From The Fold 3/27/2012
4. Warning And Reply 3/27/2012
5. The Prisoner. A Fragment 12/19/2011
6. Oh, Thy Bright Eyes Must Answer Now 12/19/2011
7. Well Hast Thou Spoke 12/19/2011
8. Silent Is The House 12/19/2011
9. Loud Without The Wind Was Roaring 3/27/2012
10. R. Alcona To J. Brenzaida 12/19/2011
11. Oh, For The Time When I Shall Sleep 12/19/2011
12. The Two Children 12/19/2011
13. The Lady To Her Guitar 3/27/2012
14. Riches I Hold In Light Esteem 12/19/2011
15. Encouragement 3/27/2012
16. Often Rebuked, Yet Always Back Returning 12/19/2011
17. Stanzas To - 12/31/2002
18. [long Neglect Has Worn Away] 12/19/2011
19. Plead For Me 12/31/2002
20. The Philosopher 12/31/2002
21. Prisoner, The - (A Fragment) 12/31/2002
22. Speak, God Of Visions 1/1/2004
23. Ah! Why, Because The Dazzling Sun 12/19/2011
24. My Lady's Grave 1/1/2004
25. Self-Interrogation 12/31/2002
26. The Night - Wind 12/31/2002
27. The Wind Was Rough Which Tore 12/31/2002
28. Song 12/31/2002
29. Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee 12/31/2002
30. My Comforter 12/31/2002
31. 'Yes, Holy Be Thy Resting Place' 12/31/2002
32. A Little While, A Little While, 12/31/2002
33. Honour's Martyr 12/31/2002
34. The Sun Has Set 12/31/2002
35. The Prisoner 1/3/2003
36. Last Lines 1/1/2004
37. 'Tis Moonlight, Summer Moonlight 12/31/2002
38. Moonlight, Summer Moonlight 1/1/2004
39. Far, Far Away Is Mirth Withdrawn 12/31/2002
40. Stanzas 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Emily Jane Brontë

I Am The Only Being Whose Doom

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
This changeful life has slipped away
As friendless after eighteen years
As lone as on my natal day

There have been times I cannot hide
There have been times when this was drear
When my sad soul forgot its pride
And longed for one to love me here

But those were in the early glow
Of feelings since subdued by care
And they have died so long ago
I hardly now believe they ...

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Sympathy

There should be no despair for you
While nightly stars are burning,
While evening pours its silent dew
And sunshine gilds the morning.
There should be no despair - though tears
May flow down like a river:
Are not the best beloved of years
Around your heart forever?

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