Sir Henry Newbolt

(1862 - 1938 / Bilston / England)

Among The Tombs


She is a lady fair and wise,
Her heart her counsel keeps,
And well she knows of time that flies
And tide that onward sweeps;
But still she sits with restless eyes
Where Memory sleeps---
Where Memory sleeps.

Ye that have heard the whispering dead
In every wind that creeps,
Or felt the stir that strains the lead
Beneath the mounded heaps,
Tread softly, ah! more softly tread
Where Memory sleeps---
Where Memory sleeps.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Among The Tombs by Sir Henry Newbolt )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. UNTIL THEN, TIJANI ADEBOWALE DESTINY
  2. Life is a chasing game,, Aftab Alam
  3. The midnight scream, Harold R Hunt Sr
  4. It calls your name., Harold R Hunt Sr
  5. Dogs, Cinzia Wills
  6. Interminable Wanderer, Cinzia Wills
  7. The Sky, Harold R Hunt Sr
  8. That part of your heart, Rolfy Dsilva
  9. The letter puzzle., Harold R Hunt Sr
  10. I am Sorry, Md. Ziaul Haque

Poem of the Day

poet Sir John Suckling

Dost see how unregarded now
That piece of beauty passes?
There was a time when I did vow
To that alone;
But mark the fate of faces;
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Elizabeth Bishop

 

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  6. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. Sonnet I, Sir John Suckling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]