Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(1618-1657 / London / England)

What do you think this poem is about?

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

Ausonius

AUSONIUS.

Vane, quid affectas faciem mihi ponere, pictor,
Ignotamque oculis solicitare manu?
Aeris et venti sum filia, mater inanis
Indicii, vocemque sine mente gero.
Auribus in vestris habito penetrabilis echo;
Si mihi vis similem pingere, pinge sonos.

IN ENGLISH.

Vain painter, why dost strive my face to draw
With busy hands? a goddesse eyes nere saw.
Daughter of air and wind, I do rejoyce
In empty shouts; (without a mind) a voice.
Within your ears shrill echo I rebound,
And, if you'l paint me like, then paint a sound.

Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002


Read poems about / on: daughter, wind

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 (A Loose Saraband by Richard Lovelace )

Enter the verification code :

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