Treasure Island

Christina Georgina Rossetti

(5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894 / London)

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Echo


Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright
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  • * Sunprincess * (6/18/2014 4:30:00 PM)

    ...........so nicely written.....the echo of love still remains....even though death, has carried her beloved across the vast expanse of darkness... to paradise.... (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Northall (3/22/2014 1:21:00 PM)

    A beautiful, yearning for love that has passed. I felt the emotion so deeply.Echo is an excellent title. The last verse is brilliant poetry.
    come back to me..... and the conclusion of breath to breath, pulse to pulse....
    A Lover's lost love of longing, even pleading, for the echo of their love shared so
    deeply.
    The best Love Poem I have read.
    Pat Northall. (Report) Reply

  • Carlos Echeverria (3/22/2012 1:06:00 PM)

    I've always found a woman's love poem more powerful and poignant than that of a man; there's an honesty perhaps less restricted my the ego. (Report) Reply

  • Gone Away (3/22/2010 4:44:00 AM)

    I love this beautiful hauntingly sad poem. Love returns in dreams as an echo. Love endures. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (3/22/2010 1:41:00 AM)

    Enjoyable and lovely dreams nobody can deny to have and such a state of joy Rossetti has expressed in the poem so well that it gives vicarious pleasure indeed! (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (5/1/2008 9:09:00 AM)

    Awesome poetic talent. Really enjoyed every word in it. But I wish to add:
    Why always for the dreams we wish?
    Why don't in life we live like a fish?
    A great variety are in life's dish,
    Why not enjoy them with a swish?
    You have great depth. (Report) Reply

  • Bc Kang (3/22/2007 8:59:00 PM)

    Kindly deliver this poem to Narcissus.
    What kind of flower may will bloom in this love this time.
    bc kang (Report) Reply

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