David Mitchell

Rookie - 196 Points (20/12/1988 / Colchester)

Music, A Roundelay - Poem by David Mitchell

O Music, sent down from celestial spheres,
Thou sound of heaven that soothest mortal ears,
To which a man might listen ev’ry day,
And, in so doing, waste his life away,
Fain would I hear thee!

O Music, thou that quellest human fears,
O thou, that bearest heaven to him that hears,
Thou sound divine, without which man is naught,
Expressive thou of ev’ry human thought,
Fain would I hear thee!

(Spring,2005. [Tuesday,19th, or Wednesday,20th, April,2005.])


Comments about Music, A Roundelay by David Mitchell

  • (12/23/2005 2:43:00 PM)


    This is in fact a kyrielle (or something like it) , not a roundelay, although no-one seems to have noticed. (Report) Reply

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  • Ernestine Northover (11/6/2005 5:28:00 AM)


    This is very hymnal David, and actually very wonderful, I like the old type writing. Very nice write. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 31, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 8, 2005


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