Charles van Lerberghe


Do You Still Remember - Poem by Charles van Lerberghe

Do you still remember,
O my unicorn,
A wondrous night,
Deep in the great woods,
It was I who took you;
I was as wild as you.

Without an arrow, without a dart,
With a single glance
Of my child’s eyes,
I subdued you;
And you came, meek as a fawn,
To stretch out in the grass
At my white feet,
Like my shadow.
Only a virgin could take you.

And now you repose,
O my unicorn,
In this little garden,
By my own hands enclosed
With a hedge of roses,
And all surrounded by boundless Eden.

And I fold my arms,
Around your neck,
My gentle beast, full of grace,
And lean my head against your head,
For fear my voice might wake you.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Do You Still Remember by Charles van Lerberghe

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012



[Report Error]