Joseph Rodman Drake

(1795-1820 / United States)

Joseph Rodman Drake Poems

1. Written In A Lady's Album 1/3/2003
2. The National Paintings 4/5/2016
3. Song: Oh The Tear 1/3/2003
4. Song: Tis Not The Beam 1/3/2003
5. Lines To A Lady 5/15/2001
6. Song 5/15/2001
7. Lines To A Lady, On Hearing Her Sing 1/3/2003
8. Song: Oh! Go To Sleep 1/3/2003
9. Sonnet 1/1/2004
10. Lines Written In A Lady's Album 5/15/2001
11. To -- 1/3/2003
12. Lines 5/15/2001
13. Fragment 5/15/2001
14. Tennants Anster Fair 1/1/2004
15. Extracts From Leon. An Unfinished Poem 5/15/2001
16. To Eva 5/15/2001
17. To A Lady With A Withered Violet 5/15/2001
18. To A Friend 5/15/2001
19. Fragments 1/3/2003
20. Hope 5/15/2001
21. Lines Written On Leaving New Rochelle 5/15/2001
22. Niagara 5/15/2001
23. To Sara 5/15/2001
24. To Sarah 1/3/2003
25. The Culprit Fay 5/15/2001
26. The American Flag 5/15/2001
27. Bronx 5/15/2001

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Best Poem of Joseph Rodman Drake

To Sara

.

ONE happy year has fled, Sall,
Since you were all my own,
The leaves have felt the autumn blight,
The wintry storm has blown.
We heeded not the cold blast,
Nor the winter's icy air;
For we found our climate in the heart,
And it was summer there.

II.

The summer's sun is bright, Sall,
The skies are pure in hue;
But clouds will sometimes sadden them,
And dim their lovely blue;
And clouds may come to us, Sall,
But sure they will not stay;
For there's a spell in fond hearts
To chase their gloom away.

III. ...

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Tennants Anster Fair

I.

'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,

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