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I Speak Not, I Trace Not, I Breathe Not Thy Name - Poem by George Gordon Byron

I speak not, I trace not, I breathe not thy name;
There is grief in the sound, there is guilt in the fame;
But the tear that now burns on my cheek may impart
The deep thoughts that dwell in that silence of heart.
Too brief for our passion, too long for our peace,
Were those hours - can their joy or their bitterness cease?
We repent, we abjure, we will break from our chain, -
We will part, we will fly to - unite it again!
Oh! thine be the gladness, and mine be the guilt!
Forgive me, adored one! - forsake if thou wilt;
But the heart which is thine shall expire undebased,
And man shall not break it - whatever thou may'st.
And stern to the haughty, but humble to thee,
This soul in its bitterest blackness shall be;
And our days seem as swift, and our moments more sweet,
With thee at my side, than with worlds at our feet.
One sigh of thy sorrow, one look of thy love,
Shall turn me or fix, shall reward or reprove.
And the heartless may wonder at all I resign -
Thy lips shall reply, not to them, but to mine.

May, 1814.


Comments about I Speak Not, I Trace Not, I Breathe Not Thy Name by George Gordon Byron

  • Freshman - 507 Points Marko Duvnjak (4/16/2015 3:12:00 AM)

    And our days seem as swift, and our moments more sweet,
    With thee at my side, than with worlds at our feet. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 598 Points Kirti Sharma (7/12/2014 3:21:00 PM)

    One sigh of thy sorrow, one look of thy love,
    Shall turn me or fix, shall reward or reprove.

    lovely! !
    i like it! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 92,897 Points Gajanan Mishra (7/12/2014 10:07:00 AM)

    looking of thy love, very fine.. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Guilt

  1. 1. I Speak Not, I Trace Not, I Breathe Not .. , George Gordon Byron
  2. 2. Happiness , Stevie Smith
  3. 3. Hymn To Death , William Cullen Bryant
  4. 4. I Will Not Need To Cheat , Obed dela Cruz
  5. 5. High In The Air Exposed , Robert Southey
  6. 6. Book Of Contemplation - Firdusi , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  7. 7. Between You And Me , Tom Prato
  8. 8. Botany Bay Eclogues 05 - Frederic , Robert Southey
  9. 9. *who Invented Guilt , Sadiqullah Khan
  10. 10. Secrets , Dee Daffodil
  11. 11. The Cenci : A Tragedy In Five Acts , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  12. 12. Blood Guilt , Georg Trakl
  13. 13. Father And Son , Delmore Schwartz
  14. 14. The Giaour: A Fragment Of A Turkish Tale , George Gordon Byron
  15. 15. The Rose , Robert Southey
  16. 16. I'M Immortal , Benjamin Paa Willie
  17. 17. The Conflict , Friedrich Schiller
  18. 18. When Lovely Woman Stoops To Folly , Oliver Goldsmith
  19. 19. Blame Others (A Haiku) , Thufail Ahmed
  20. 20. The Undying One- Canto Iii , Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Nor ..
  21. 21. Food For Thought , Lonnie Hicks
  22. 22. Rokeby: Canto V. , Sir Walter Scott
  23. 23. Guaranteed (A Haiku) , Thufail Ahmed
  24. 24. Parisina , George Gordon Byron
  25. 25. The Giaour , George Gordon Byron
  26. 26. No Escape , .Pd. is here
  27. 27. # A Wake Up Call- Haiku , Mamta Agarwal
  28. 28. ! Contrast! , GAYATRI NAMBIAR
  29. 29. Pharsalia - Book Vii: The Battle , Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
  30. 30. Pharsalia - Book Iv: Caesar In Spain. W.. , Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
  31. 31. One Lie Leads To Another Lie , Francis Duggan
  32. 32. Not The Real Mommy! , Dee Daffodil
  33. 33. Our Generation , HediTedi.
  34. 34. Writing For A Past Me, So That She Might.. , Mandy Lee
  35. 35. (143) Amoeba , premji premji
  36. 36. Self-Gratification, A Facade -Haiku , 2bpositive 2bpositive
  37. 37. My Father's Chain Of Command/ He Took No.. , Ted Sheridan
  38. 38. Trapped In A Spider's Web , Dónall Dempsey
  39. 39. Resignation Pt 2 , Edward Young
  40. 40. Heartbroken , Neil Crosby
  41. 41. ! ! ! Climax , Frank Lisa IndiRa Francesca ..
  42. 42. Pharsalia - Book Ii: The Flight Of Pompe.. , Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
  43. 43. Despaired Forgiveness , Nashy Lamen
  44. 44. Divine River Water , hasmukh amathalal
  45. 45. I Regret It , hasmukh amathalal
  46. 46. Forgive My Guilt , Stephanie Boccia
  47. 47. Enlightenment , Courtney Steele
  48. 48. Saying Sorry … , Vidi Writes
  49. 49. ' It’s With Her ' , Latasha Dixon
  50. 50. Vision Of Columbus - Book 8 , Joel Barlow
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