Louisa May Alcott

(29 November 1832 – 6 March 1888 / Pennsylvania / United States)

Fairy Song - Poem by Louisa May Alcott

The moonlight fades from flower and rose
And the stars dim one by one;
The tale is told, the song is sung,
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Comments about Fairy Song by Louisa May Alcott

  • Rookie - 252 Points Aileen Figueroa (8/13/2015 10:38:00 PM)

    Wonderful! ! ! , I could see each character taking it's place. The flowers the night and the new day to come. Elves bouncing away with their secrets in till there were none. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 7,105 Points Susan Williams (8/13/2015 12:55:00 PM)

    Lovely in every choice of word, lovely in every image. Lights up the imagination of adult as well as child. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,541 Points John Richter (8/13/2015 10:29:00 AM)

    What a wonderful poem! I must keep this one to read to my next little fawn, If I ever find her... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,346 Points Mohammed Asim Nehal (8/13/2015 10:22:00 AM)

    Superb Poem! ! ! ! I enjoyed it....... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,900 Points Kinyua Karanja (8/13/2015 6:34:00 AM)

    Nice poem with a mastery of imagery and symbolic language. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 625 Points Alpeshkumar Natubhai Makwana (8/13/2015 2:42:00 AM)

    A great piece of alliteral work. The earlier morning is distinctly dipicted. Having done the party, the elves make for home. meantime young nature and its infants nicely presented. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,750 Points Ramesh T A (8/13/2015 12:37:00 AM)

    A beautiful fairy tale written in romantic style in poetry is a great pleasure to read and enjoy! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 361 Points Nanthinii Mohan (8/13/2015 12:21:00 AM)

    Divine and a fairy tale indeed! ! ...... But I couldn't comprehend why the poet separates a 'flower' and a 'rose'... Does that mean the moon light begins to fade from flowers and end up with roses? or Is the writer elevating roses from other flowers? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Emily Oldham (9/27/2008 11:15:00 AM)

    i love it! it sings and i can imagine it. great poem Louisa (Report) Reply








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