Treasure Island

William Shakespeare

(26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616 / Warwickshire)

Aubade


HARK! hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings,
   And Phoebus 'gins arise,
His steeds to water at those springs
   On chaliced flowers that lies;
And winking Mary-buds begin
   To ope their golden eyes:
With everything that pretty bin,
   My lady sweet, arise!
   Arise, arise!

Submitted: Saturday, January 04, 2003
Edited: Monday, March 24, 2014

Do you like this poem?
3 person liked.
2 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: water, heaven, spring, flower

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 (Aubade by William Shakespeare )

Enter the verification code :

  • * Sunprincess * (10/6/2012 3:01:00 AM)

    Oh a beautiful morning scene, with visitors..sounds like it is going to be a fun-filled day.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Egal Bohen (2/28/2008 5:32:00 PM)

    Marsh marigolds at sunrise spring
    From Stratford's marshes green
    Here Shakespeare beauty doth compare
    With larks that sweetness sing (Report) Reply

  • David Zvekic (6/17/2005 12:22:00 AM)

    Phoebus is Apollo the sungod. This poem describes the sunlight striking a pond or
    lake, flower buds opening. I'm not certain what the lark at heaven's gate refers to.
    But since birds sing in the morning, I suppose the lark at heaven's gate also does. (Report) Reply

Read all 5 comments »

New Poems

  1. Creativity, Tex T Sarnie
  2. Three Small Fancies, Ananta Madhavan
  3. Sips through lips, Aftab Alam
  4. The Mature Woman 2, Tex T Sarnie
  5. Invitation for Re - Opening Ceremony!, sisirachandra vaduge
  6. Unbarreled Gun, Edwin Cordero
  7. Thread of thought, Roann Mendriq
  8. Baking Bread, Roann Mendriq
  9. Completion, White Lily
  10. Tears, Michael McParland

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  7. Tears, Michael McParland
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Television, Roald Dahl
  10. A Ballad of Gentleness, Geoffrey Chaucer

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]