Joanna Baillie

(1762-1851 / Scotland)

Joanna Baillie Poems

1. A Cheerful-Tempered Lover’s Farewell To His Mistress 4/15/2010
2. A Hymn For The Kirk 4/15/2010
3. A Lamentation 4/15/2010
4. A Melancholy Lover’s Farewell To His Mistress 4/15/2010
5. A Disappointment 4/15/2010
6. A Nursery Lesson (Devotional) 4/15/2010
7. A Poetical Or Sound-Hearted Lover’s Farewell To His Mistress 4/15/2010
8. A Proud Lover’s Farewell To His Mistress 4/15/2010
9. A Reverie 4/15/2010
10. A Riddle (#1) 4/15/2010
11. A Riddle (#2) 4/15/2010
12. A Scotch Song 4/15/2010
13. A Second Hymn For The Kirk 4/15/2010
14. A Simile 4/15/2010
15. A Sketch 4/15/2010
16. A Song, 4/15/2010
17. A Third Hymn For The Kirk 4/15/2010
18. A Volunteer Song 4/15/2010
19. Address To The Evening Primrose 4/15/2010
20. Address To The Muses 4/15/2010
21. Address To The Nymph Of The Mountain Stream Between The Arrochar And Cairndow, In The Western Highlands Of Scotland 4/15/2010
22. Annan Water 4/15/2010
23. At Lake Thrasymenus 4/15/2010
24. Cameronian Dream 4/15/2010
25. Chorus Of Greek Matrons 4/15/2010
26. De La Charite Pour Les Pauvres Prisonniers, Dieppe 4/15/2010
27. Devon’s Poly-Obion 4/15/2010
28. Hymn #1 4/15/2010
29. Hymn #2 4/15/2010
30. Hymn #3 4/15/2010
31. Hymn #4 4/15/2010
32. Hymn #5 4/15/2010
33. Hymn #6 4/15/2010
34. Hymn #7 4/15/2010
35. Hymn For The Scotch Kirk 4/15/2010
36. Hymn On The Seasons 4/15/2010
37. Inscription For A Retired Seat In A Friend’s Shrubbery 4/15/2010
38. Job Xiii. 15. 4/15/2010
39. L’ennuyee 4/15/2010
40. Life 4/15/2010

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Best Poem of Joanna Baillie

A Summer Day

The dark-blue clouds of night in dusky lines,
Drawn wide and streaky o'er the purer sky,
Wear faint the morning purple on their skirts.
The stars that full and bright shone in the west,
But dimly twinkle to the stedfast eye;
And seen, and vanishing, and seen again,
Like dying tapers smoth'ring in their sockets,
Appear at last shut from the face of heav'n;
Whilst every lesser flame which shone by night,
The flashy meteor from the op'ning cloud,
That shoots full oft' across the dusky sky;
Or wand'ring fire which looks across the marsh,
Beaming like candle in a...

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A Character

ASK you, 'What charms first chain'd my heart,
'And held me from the world apart,
'Made young ambition's turmoil cease,
'And blest me in the haunts of peace?'
'Twas not th' unfolding of the rose,
That in the cheeks' fresh vermeil glows;
Not health, whose fragrant lip exhales
The breath it stole from morning gales;
Not the smooth front, as spotless fair,

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