Emily Jane Brontë

(30 July 1818 – 19 December 1848 / Thornton / Yorkshire)

Emily Jane Brontë Poems

1. Past, Present, Future 6/17/2015
2. Warning And Reply 3/27/2012
3. The Elder's Rebuke 3/27/2012
4. The Wanderer From The Fold 3/27/2012
5. Well Hast Thou Spoke 12/19/2011
6. Silent Is The House 12/19/2011
7. R. Alcona To J. Brenzaida 12/19/2011
8. The Prisoner. A Fragment 12/19/2011
9. The Two Children 12/19/2011
10. The Lady To Her Guitar 3/27/2012
11. Oh, Thy Bright Eyes Must Answer Now 12/19/2011
12. Encouragement 3/27/2012
13. Oh, For The Time When I Shall Sleep 12/19/2011
14. Often Rebuked, Yet Always Back Returning 12/19/2011
15. Riches I Hold In Light Esteem 12/19/2011
16. Stanzas To - 12/31/2002
17. Loud Without The Wind Was Roaring 3/27/2012
18. Song 12/31/2002
19. Speak, God Of Visions 1/1/2004
20. Ah! Why, Because The Dazzling Sun 12/19/2011
21. Prisoner, The - (A Fragment) 12/31/2002
22. The Wind Was Rough Which Tore 12/31/2002
23. Plead For Me 12/31/2002
24. The Philosopher 12/31/2002
25. [long Neglect Has Worn Away] 12/19/2011
26. Self-Interrogation 12/31/2002
27. 'Yes, Holy Be Thy Resting Place' 12/31/2002
28. Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee 12/31/2002
29. The Night - Wind 12/31/2002
30. Honour's Martyr 12/31/2002
31. My Lady's Grave 1/1/2004
32. Stanzas 12/31/2002
33. My Comforter 12/31/2002
34. The Sun Has Set 12/31/2002
35. The Prisoner 1/3/2003
36. Far, Far Away Is Mirth Withdrawn 12/31/2002
37. A Little While, A Little While, 12/31/2002
38. Mild The Mist Upon The Hill 1/3/2003
39. The Visionary 1/1/2004
40. How Clear She Shines 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Emily Jane Brontë

I Am The Only Being Whose Doom

I am the only being whose doom
No tongue would ask no eye would mourn
I never caused a thought of gloom
A smile of joy since I was born

In secret pleasure - secret tears
This changeful life has slipped away
As friendless after eighteen years
As lone as on my natal day

There have been times I cannot hide
There have been times when this was drear
When my sad soul forgot its pride
And longed for one to love me here

But those were in the early glow
Of feelings since subdued by care
And they have died so long ago
I hardly now believe they ...

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Plead For Me

Oh, thy bright eyes must answer now,
When Reason, with a scornful brow,
Is mocking at my overthrow!
Oh, thy sweet tongue must plead for me
And tell, why I have chosen thee!

Stern Reason is to judgment come,
Arrayed in all her forms of gloom:
Wilt thou, my advocate, be dumb?

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