Emma Lazarus

New York City / United States
Emma Lazarus
New York City / United States
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City Visions

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As the blind Milton's memory of light,
The deaf Beethoven's phantasy of tone,
Wroght joys for them surpassing all things known
In our restricted sphere of sound and sight,--
So while the glaring streets of brick and stone
Vix with heat, noise, and dust from morn till night,
I will give rein to Fancy, taking flight
From dismal now and here, and dwell alone
With new-enfranchised senses. All day long,
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Dr Antony Theodore 20 December 2019
Who paint on air more than his sense receives, The glittering pine-tufts with closed eyes behold, Breathe the strong resinous perfume, see the sky Quiver like azure flame between the leaves, And open unseen gates with key of gold? very good poem. tony
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Edward Kofi Louis 20 December 2019
Memory of light! ! ! Taking a flight; The delight of life. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Savita Tyagi 20 December 2019
Wonderful poem. In praise of imagination it excels in rhythm and poetics.
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