Isabella Fyvie Mayo


Isabella Fyvie Mayo Poems

1. A Message From The Sea 10/19/2012
2. The Midni 10/19/2012
3. The Midnight Lamp 10/19/2012
4. My Cousin's Portrait 10/19/2012
5. The Death Of Emilia Manin 10/19/2012
6. Met Again 10/19/2012
7. The Prisoner 10/19/2012
8. The Dead Poet 10/19/2012
9. Bedide The Stile 10/19/2012
10. In The Choir 10/19/2012
11. Waiting In The Dusk 10/19/2012
12. Family Music 10/19/2012
13. Broken Off 10/19/2012
14. Among The Corn 10/19/2012
15. The Deaf Musician 10/19/2012
16. Easter 10/19/2012
17. A Love Gift 10/19/2012
18. Father And Mother 10/19/2012
19. Times Of Revealing 10/19/2012
20. Good-Bye 10/19/2012
21. In The Firelight 10/19/2012
22. A Messenger Of Consolation 10/19/2012
23. A Cripple's Story 10/19/2012
24. Shadows Of The Past 10/19/2012
Best Poem of Isabella Fyvie Mayo

Shadows Of The Past

I'm sitting in a shady room,
A dainty scent pervades its gloom,
The perfume from a withered flower
Gathered—who knows in what sweet hour?
Or pressed by what fair lips which must
Have mingled long ere this with dust?
The relic of a grandsire's love
Stored with a letter and a glove!

And all about the room are spread
The handiworks of ladies dead:
A great aunt's miracles in lace,
A Dian coming from the chase
Worked by great-grandmothers of mine
While great-grandfathers sipped their wine;
And here's a valentine so torn
I think it was received in ...

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A Message From The Sea

The stormy afternoon was past,
And in the dim grey sky,
Between great hoary clouds, the sun
Looked out with lurid eye:
And we, two strangers from the town, the sea breeze yearning for,
Walked down between the fishers' cots, and went toward the shore.

The beach was still enough, but yet
The tempest left its track,

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