Paul Laurence Dunbar

(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

Twilight - Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar

'Twixt a smile and a tear,
'Twixt a song and a sigh,
'Twixt the day and the dark,
When the night draweth nigh.
Ah, sunshine may fade
From the heavens above,
No twilight have we
To the day of our love.


Comments about Twilight by Paul Laurence Dunbar

  • Amar Agarwala (8/2/2016 8:30:00 PM)


    A small but beautifully composed verse. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/2/2016 3:29:00 PM)


    To the day of our love. A very delightful poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/2/2016 1:25:00 PM)


    To the day of our love! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2016 9:12:00 AM)


    Philosophy of life and death explained in a simple and superb manner. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (8/2/2016 8:38:00 AM)


    When the night draweth nigh
    Ah sunshine may fade
    From the heavens above
    No twilight have we
    To the day of Love- - - - On the Day of Love- -there is no twilight, no smile, no tear.Smile and tear vanish and merge into one.It is the final day on earth.
    (Report) Reply

  • Akachukwu Lekwauwa (8/2/2016 3:57:00 AM)


    yea the day of love comes unexpectedly. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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