James Weldon Johnson

(1871-1938 / Florida/United States)

I Hear The Stars Still Singing - Poem by James Weldon Johnson

I hear the stars still singing
To the beautiful, silent night,
As they speed with noiseless winging
Their ever westward flight.
I hear the waves still falling
On the stretch of lonely shore,
But the sound of a sweet voice calling
I shall hear, alas! no more.

Comments about I Hear The Stars Still Singing by James Weldon Johnson

  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (10/23/2015 8:40:00 PM)

    Such a beautiful short poem. Sometimes brevity emphasizes the beauty better than lengthy sagas. (Report)Reply

    27 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »

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: Friday, April 2, 2010

[Report Error]