Joseph Rodman Drake

(1795-1820 / United States)

Joseph Rodman Drake
Do you like this poet?
13 person liked.
24 person did not like.

Joseph Rodman Drake poems, quotations and biography on Joseph Rodman Drake poet page. Read all poems of Joseph Rodman Drake and infos about Joseph Rodman Drake.

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.

Comments about Joseph Rodman Drake

Best Poem of Joseph Rodman Drake

The Culprit Fay

'TIS the middle watch of a summer's night -
The earth is dark, but the heavens are bright;
Nought is seen in the vault on high
But the moon, and the stars, and the cloudless sky,
And the flood which rolls its milky hue,
A river of light on the welkin blue.
The moon looks down on old Cronest,
She mellows the shades on his shaggy breast,
And seems his huge gray form to throw
In a sliver cone on the wave below;

His sides are broken by spots of shade,
By the walnut bough and the cedar made,
And through their clustering branches dark

Read the full of The Culprit Fay