Louise Imogen Guiney

(1861 - 1920 / United States)

Louise Imogen Guiney Poems

1. The Vigil-At-Arms 1/3/2003
2. Valse Jeune 4/15/2010
3. Borderlands 5/26/2015
4. Tryste Noel 1/4/2003
5. The Wild Ride 1/3/2003
6. A Friend's Song For Simoisius 1/3/2003
7. Peter Rugg The Bostonian 1/3/2003
8. Of Joan's Youth 1/3/2003
9. Sanctuary 4/15/2010
10. The Atoning Yesterday 1/3/2003
11. Brook Farm 1/3/2003
12. Nocturne 1/3/2003
13. A Footnote To A Famous Lyric 4/15/2010
14. Saint Florent-Le-Vieil 1/3/2003
15. In The Reading-Room Of The British Museum 1/3/2003
16. Among The Flags 1/3/2003
17. Summum Bonum 1/3/2003
18. A Seventeenth-Century Song 1/3/2003
19. Sunday Chimes In The City 1/3/2003
20. The Lights Of London 1/3/2003
21. On First Entering Westminster Abbey 1/3/2003
22. Martyr’s Memorial 4/15/2010
23. Pax Paganica 4/15/2010
24. A Salutation 1/3/2003
25. Ode For A Master Mariner Ashore 4/15/2010
26. Friendship Broken 1/3/2003
27. The Kings 1/4/2003
28. A Song Of The Lilac 1/3/2003
29. Open, Time 1/3/2003
30. Irish Peasant Song 1/4/2003

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Irish Peasant Song

I try to knead and spin, but my life is low the while.
Oh, I long to be alone, and walk abroad a mile;
Yet if I walk alone, and think of naught at all,
Why from me that's young should the wild tears fall?

The shower-sodden earth, the earth-colored streams,
They breathe on me awake, and moan to me in dreams,
And yonder ivy fondling the broke castle-wall,
It pulls upon my heart till the wild tears fall.

The cabin-door looks down a furze-lighted hill,
And far as Leighlin Cross the fields are green and still;
But once I hear the blackbird in Leighlin...

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Tryste Noel

The Ox he openeth wide the Doore,
And from the Snowe he calls her inne,
And he hath seen her Smile therefor,
Our Ladye without Sinne.
Now soon from Sleep
A Starre shall leap,
And soone arrive both King and Hinde:
   ~Amen, Amen:~
But O, the Place co'd I but finde!

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