Emily Jane Brontë

Thornton / Yorkshire
Emily Jane Brontë
Thornton / Yorkshire
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Faith And Despondency

Rating: 3.2
The winter wind is loud and wild,
Come close to me, my darling child;
Forsake thy books, and mateless play;
And, while the night is gathering grey,
We'll talk its pensive hours away;--

'Ierne, round our sheltered hall
November's gusts unheeded call;
Not one faint breath can enter here
Enough to wave my daughter's hair,
And I am glad to watch the blaze
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Khairul Ahsan 01 October 2020
'Thy fervent hope, through storm and foam, Through wind and ocean's roar, To reach, at last, the eternal home, The steadfast, changeless, shore! ' - the long poem ends so beautifully with these lines! Congratulations on the poem's selection as the 'Classic Poem of the Day'!
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 October 2020
sometimes some beliefs make disappoint the believers that all of these nothing is happening according to beliefs; that's why the despondency comes with bitterly with realistic appearance; true belief and realistic appearance sometimes face opposite trends of life; so I thinks it's wise to live always in present realistic appearance to smash disappointment!
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 October 2020
For, if your former words were true, How useless would such sorrow be; As wise, to mourn the seed which grew Unnoticed on its parent tree, Because it fell in fertile earth, .....sometimes some beliefs make disappoint the believers that all of these nothing is happening according to beliefs;
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Edward Kofi Louis 01 October 2020
Pensive hours with the muse of winter! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Deluke Muwanigwa 01 October 2020
Great poem. You can feel the torment and agony. See thats why this engineer sticks with science. Faith is..well..faith a fiat thats in your mind and must remain there because of its propensity for carnage, domination and bondage. Great poem.
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Sylvia Frances Chan 01 October 2020
Congratulations to the family of the late great poetess for being chosen by the Poem Hunter and Team for the Classic Poem Of The Day. The poem is loveliest worded with much melancholy, but very entertainingmin the sense: the poem keeps the reader reading till the end. I know well the poetic sisters of the Bronté family They are excellent authors and poets.
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