Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(1889-1967 / England)

What do you think this poem is about?

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

Forgiveness

ASK not my pardon! For if one hath need
Once to forgive the god that he hath raised,
No further creed
Can that god give; but 'neath the soul who praised
Lies bruisèd like a reed.

Let your dark plume, in passing leave a stain
On my plume's whiteness: call you bitter, sweet:
Give plague, or pain:
But cringe not, fallen and fawning at my feet,
By that to rise again.

No! go your wild and mad way, and seem at least
The god you were . . . assume your aureole:
Make me no priest
To wash hands in the waters of your soul,
Before I go to feast!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004


Read poems about / on: god, pain, dark, rose, water

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 (Forgiveness by Muriel Stuart )

Enter the verification code :

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