James Joyce

(2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941 / Dublin / Ireland)

Alone

Poem by James Joyce

The noon's greygolden meshes make
All night a veil,
The shorelamps in the sleeping lake
Laburnum tendrils trail.

The sly reeds whisper to the night
A name-- her name-
And all my soul is a delight,
A swoon of shame.


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  • Sanjibsaha AniketaSanjibsaha Aniketa (12/24/2019 4:38:00 AM)

    The noon's greygolden meshes make
    All night a veil,
    The shorelamps in the sleeping lake
    Laburnum tendrils trail..... Excellent description(Report)Reply

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  • Resh Kav (6/22/2017 10:28:00 AM)

    In pleasant times one can recall their soul mate & feel their presence. Nice poem(Report)Reply

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  • Tapan M. SarenTapan M. Saren (4/9/2017 4:39:00 AM)

    Help me to understand this poem, please..(Report)Reply

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  • Walterrean Salley (11/23/2016 4:42:00 PM)

    (Alone - Poem by James Joyce.) **Aloneness causes strange doings.(Report)Reply

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  • Vladimir Mortev (1/1/2015 7:31:00 AM)

    Brilliant!(Report)Reply

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  • Roro Zozo (4/3/2007 5:54:00 PM)

    please i need analyis about alone by james joys(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003