Joseph Skipsey

(March 17, 1832 - September 3,1903 / Percy, Northumberland)

My Loved One


MY loved one appears
In a vision by night,
The loveliest jewel
Ever gladdened the sight;
With her pensive blue eyes,
And her forehead, downcast,
She comes to relieve
My racked bosom at last:
Anon upon Love's
Golden pinions I fly,
And my arms are outstretched
To encompass my joy;
But ere she's embraced,
I awake—and awake,
My heart the day long—
Oh my heart's like to break!

Submitted: Thursday, September 04, 2014
Edited: Thursday, September 04, 2014

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