George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

Venetian Serenade.


Come, come to me, love!
Come, love!--Arise
And shame the bright stars
With the light of thine eyes;
Look out from thy lattice--
Oh, lady-bird, hear!
A swan on the water--
My gondola's near!

Come, come to me, love!
Come, love!--My bride!
O'er crystal in moonbeams
We'll tranquilly glide:
In the dip of the oar
A melody flows
Sweet as the nightingale
Sings to the rose.

Come, come to me, love!
Come, love!--The day
Brings warder and cloister!
Away, then--away!
Oh, haste to thy lover!
Not yon star above
Is more true to heaven
Then he to his love!

Submitted: Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Form:


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

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 (Venetian Serenade. by George Pope Morris )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Poem of the Day

poet Gerard Manley Hopkins

To Christ our Lord


I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king-
dom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ada Cambridge

 

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Don't Brake The Wings, Arno Le Roux
  2. They Said, Lonnie Hicks
  3. Taken As Directed., Norman Jin Shyr Wang
  4. Exercises Of The Mind, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. Accounting For Passion, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. Poetry, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  7. The Best Is To Forget, Shalom Freedman
  8. Esta noche, Sergio Jaime
  9. My Pen Is Happy, King Happy
  10. All of The Above, King Happy
[Hata Bildir]