Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882 / London / England)

What do you think this poem is about?

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

Three Shadows

I LOOKED and saw your eyes
In the shadow of your hair,
As a traveller sees the stream
In the shadow of the wood;
And I said, “My faint heart sighs,
Ah me! to linger there,
To drink deep and to dream
In that sweet solitude.”
I looked and saw your heart
In the shadow of your eyes,
As a seeker sees the gold
In the shadow of the stream;
And I said, “Ah me! what art
Should win the immortal prize,
Whose want must make life cold
And Heaven a hollow dream?”
I looked and saw your love
In the shadow of your heart,
As a diver sees the pearl
In the shadow of the sea;
And I murmured, not above
My breath, but all apart,—
“Ah! you can love, true girl,
And is your love for me?”

Submitted: Monday, April 12, 2010


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 (Adieu by Dante Gabriel Rossetti )

Enter the verification code :

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