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Evening Star

Rating: 3.6

'Twas noontide of summer,
And mid-time of night;
And stars, in their orbits,
Shone pale, thro' the light
Of the brighter, cold moon,
'Mid planets her slaves,
Herself in the Heavens,
Her beam on the waves.
I gazed awhile
On her cold smile;

Too cold- too cold for me-
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Dawn Fuzan 14 May 2014

Edgar This is an interesting piece of poetry keep it up

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Manonton Dalan 03 April 2011

maybe he feels his time is coming to join cool distant light.

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Danjosh Zeus 04 April 2012

sorry for my 1st comment. HONESTLY, IT IS A VERY COOL POEM! very soft and soothing lines....very relaxing and fantastic....i like each of the lines and as a whole.it is a great job!

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Adnan Khalifeh 03 April 2010

I gazed awhile On her cold smile; Too cold- too cold for me- …………… And I turned away to thee, Proud Evening Star, ……………… And more I admire Thy distant fire, Than that colder, lowly light. ------ Oh, yes. Whenever you got the feeling that you are alone and the moon is reflecting a miserable lowy cold light on you, that time you start dreaming to chase the far stars until you be burned by its fire. I like the poet way of re-evaluating his situation and setting his new target for his new long journey.

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Savita Tyagi 03 April 2014

Its a lovely poem. Reading a poem I felt the poet had gone beyond the days of egoistic pride when one wants to possess the most valuable objects. Instead he find peace in humility by connecting with small and ordinary. It is a strong metaphor for how people find the charm of power diminishing while enjoying simple things.

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Dr Antony Theodore 17 November 2020

For joy to my heart Is the proud part Thou bearest in Heaven at night, And more I admire Thy distant fire, Than that colder, lowly light. very nice poem.

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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 23 August 2020

Stars-decked heaven where evening star afar shines and looks brighter than the cold moon near, the distance is as beautiful as heaven.....brilliant piece by master poet 10++

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Mahtab Bangalee 23 August 2020

And I turned away to thee, Proud Evening Star, In thy glory afar, And dearer thy beam shall be; .....crafted imaginatively; good to read always

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For joy to my heart Is the proud part Thou bearest in Heaven at night, And more I admire Thy distant fire, Than that colder, lowly light. Great poem

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Dr Antony Theodore 23 August 2020

For joy to my heart Is the proud part Thou bearest in Heaven at night, And more I admire. very good poem. of Edgar Allan Poe

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