Celia Thaxter

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Celia Thaxter
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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May Morning

Rating: 3.8
WARM, wild, rainy wind, blowing fitfully,
Stirring dreamy breakers on the slumberous May sea,
What shall fail to answer thee? What thing shall withstand
The spell of thine enchantment, flowing over sea and land?

All along the swamp-edge in the rain I go;
All about my head thou the loosened locks dost blow;
Like the German goose-girl in the fairy tale,
I watch across the shining pool my flock of ducks that sail.
Redly gleam the rose-haws, dripping with the wet,
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Chinedu Dike 26 October 2019
A beautiful work of art, well conceived and elegantly crafted in persuasive poetic expressions with artistic brilliance.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 30 May 2019
" Sweet tears of heaven falling on my face.... That I may be a child again this blissful morn of May" . Outstanding description of changes in nature's magical marvels in May has made this sweet nature song, well worthy of classic poem of the Day.
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One of the best poems by Celia Thaxter........
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Castellenas John 30 May 2019
A wonderful poem shared Celia.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 30 May 2019
This poem is so beautiful and is full of spirits.I thank and congratulate for being chosen as the poem of the day.
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Adeeb Alfateh 30 May 2019
Softly sing the billows, rushing, whispering low; Freshly, oh, deliciously, the warm, wild wind doth blow! // such a lovely poem
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Apparently the poetess has remained a country girl, the proof is this poem. I have deep appreciation for her poems. My Congratulations for being chosen by Poem Hunter as The Classic Poem Of The Day go to her honoured family. Thank you for chosing and sharing, dear Poem Hunter and Team.
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Edward Kofi Louis 30 May 2019
" In the rain l go" ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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