George Gordon Byron

(22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824 / London, England)

I Saw Thee Weep - Poem by George Gordon Byron

I saw thee weep--the big bright tear
Came o'er that eye of blue;
And then methought it did appear
A violet dropping dew:
I saw thee smile--the sapphire's blaze
Beside thee ceased to shine;
It could not match the living rays
That filled that glance of thine.
As clouds from yonder sun receive
A deep and mellow dye,
Which scarce the shade of coming eve
Can banish from the sky,
Those smiles unto the moodiest mind
Their own pure joy impart;
Their sunshine leaves a glow behind
That lightens o'er the heart.


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  • Susan Williams (3/20/2016 2:20:00 PM)


    He was a master at describing women from a lover's point of view. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010



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