Top 100 Poems About: DESPAIR
Top 100 Poems on / about
- carpe diem
Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near!
No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
Like melting fog the mirage melts away
In all-surrounding darkness, void and clear. read more »Ada Cambridge
Ask not the pallid stranger's woe,
With beating heart and throbbing breast,
Whose step is faltering, weak, and slow, read more »Percy Bysshe Shelley
15.Ode To Despair
FROM THE NOVEL OF EMMELINE.
THOU spectre of terrific mien!
Lord of the hopeless heart and hollow eye,
In whose fierce train each form is seen read more »Charlotte Smith
16.Ode To Despair
TERRIFIC FIEND! thou Monster fell,
Condemn'd in haunts profane to dwell,
Why quit thy solitary Home,
O'er wide Creation's paths to roam? read more »Mary Darby Robinson
17.Hope And Despair
Said God, 'You sisters, ere ye go
Down among men, my work to do,
I will on each a badge bestow:
Hope I love best, and gold for her, read more »Lascelles Abercrombie
LET me close the eyes of my soul
That I may not see
What stands between thee and me.
Let me shut the ears of my heart read more »Paul Laurence Dunbar
19.Fragment: Such Hope, As Is The Sick Despair Of Good
Such hope, as is the sick despair of good,
Such fear, as is the certainty of ill,
Such doubt, as is pale Expectation’s food read more »Percy Bysshe Shelley
Beneath this gloomy shade,
By Nature only for my sorrows made,
I'll spend this voyce in crys,
In tears I'll waste these eyes read more »Abraham Cowley
Alone in the dark, the blood of blackberries
dripping down his shins, the morning star
looking back in the mirror through which he gazes, read more »Leo Yankevich
22.But Don'T Despair
Despair, if you must –
But how's it going to pull you through?
Despair, when you trust
Naught since then there's naught to do. read more »Mark R Slaughter
23.To Reformers In Despair
'Tis not too late to build our young land right,
Cleaner than Holland, courtlier than Japan,
Devout like early Rome, with hearths like hers, read more »Vachel Lindsay
I search the world for answers
to the questions in my mind.
Although, it seems those answers
are the ones I'll never find. read more »Mary Nagy