Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal
Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal Poems
- Love And Hate Ope not thy lips, thou foolish one, Nor turn ...
- Dead Love Oh never weep for love that’s dead Since love is ...
- The Lust Of The Eyes I care not for my Lady’s soul Though I...
- Worn Out Thy strong arms are around me, love My head is on ...
- The Passing Of Love O God, forgive me that I ranged My live ...
- A Silent Wood O silent wood, I enter thee With a heart so ...
- Early Death Oh grieve not with thy bitter tears The life ...
Elizabeth Eleanor Siddal was an English artists' model, poet and artist who was painted and drawn extensively by artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including Walter Deverell, William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais (including Millais' 1852 painting Ophelia) and most of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's early paintings of women.
Named Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, after her mother, Lizzie was born on 25 July 1829, at the family’s home at 7 Charles Street, Hatton Garden. She was born to Charles Crooke Siddall, who claimed that his family descended from nobility, and Eleanor Evans, a family of both English and Welsh descent. At the time of Lizzie’s birth, her ... more »
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Love And Hate
Ope not thy lips, thou foolish one,
Nor turn to me thy face;
The blasts of heaven shall strike thee down
Ere I will give thee grace.
Take thou thy shadow from my path,
Nor turn to me and pray;
The wild wild winds thy dirge may sing
Ere I will bid thee stay.
Turn thou away thy false dark eyes,
Nor gaze upon my face;
Great love I bore thee: now great hate
Sits grimly in its place.
All changes pass me like a dream,
I neither sing nor pray;
And thou art like the poisonous tree
That stole my life away.