Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(28 February 1865 – 22 January 1945 / Milford Havens, Wales)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

At Seventeen


You were a child, and liked me, yesterday.
To-day you are a woman, and perhaps
Those softer eyes betoken the sweet lapse
Of liking into loving: who shall say?
Only I know that there can be for us
No liking more, nor any kisses now,
But they shall wake sweet shame upon your brow
Sweetly, or in a rose calamitous.

Trembling upon the verge of some new dawn
You stand, as if awakened out of sleep,
And it is I who cried to you, 'Arise!'
I who would fain call back the child that's gone,
And what you lost for me would have you keep,
Fearing to meet the woman of your eyes.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012


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 (At Glan-y-Wern by Arthur Symons )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..
[Hata Bildir]