Explore Poems GO!

A Violin At Dusk

Rating: 5.0
Stumble to silence, all you uneasy things,
That pack the day with bluster and with fret.
For here is music at each window set;
Here is a cup which drips with all the springs
That ever bud a cowslip flower; a roof
To shelter till the argent weathers break;
A candle with enough of light to make
My courage bright against each dark reproof.
A hand's width of clear gold, unraveled out
The rosy sky, the little moon appears;
As they were splashed upon the paling red,
Vast, blurred, the village poplars lift about.
I think of young, lost things: of lilacs; tears;
I think of an old neighbor, long since dead.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: music
paul amrod 28 May 2019
A highly contemplative and pensive piece filled with the beauty of a violin at dusk stirring up inner thoughts and imaginative images. Quite profound!
1 0 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 28 May 2019
Enough of light to make! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
0 0 Reply
Julia Luber 28 May 2019
Spells out like a painting often works the mind.
0 0 Reply
Mahtab Bangalee 28 May 2019
as if the rhythm touches every cell of heart lovingly
0 0 Reply
Kumarmani Mahakul 28 May 2019
This is a beautiful poem on music having touching expression and nice collocation.
0 0 Reply
Castellenas John 28 May 2019
Wonderful poetry. The perfect use of description allowed me to hear the music.
0 0 Reply
One of the best poems by Lizette Woodworth Reese.........
0 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

4/16/2021 4:01:40 PM #