Treasure Island

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

(5 November 1850 - 30 October 1919 / Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin)

The Destroyer


With care, and skill, and cunning art
She parried Time's malicious dart,
And kept the years at bay,
Till passion entered in her heart
And aged her in a day!

Submitted: Friday, April 02, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



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 (The Destroyer by Ella Wheeler Wilcox )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. An Ode To Odes Of Olde (Love & Woe), Tad Russell
  2. 15 March 2014, Shri R Brahma
  3. Unknown Mysteries, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Folding Teardrops, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Tapped......, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  6. September's Embrace, Albrando Lucino
  7. 10 March 2014, Shri R Brahma
  8. Boredom, Fatima Nusairat
  9. Friendship, Alice Cordy
  10. 8 March 2014, Shri R Brahma

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]