Sidney Lanier

Macon / Georgia
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My Springs

Rating: 3.1
In the heart of the Hills of Life, I know
Two springs that with unbroken flow
Forever pour their lucent streams
Into my soul's far Lake of Dreams.

Not larger than two eyes, they lie
Beneath the many-changing sky
And mirror all of life and time,
-- Serene and dainty pantomime.
Shot through with lights of stars and dawns,
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Paul Amrod 06 April 2016
Flows in the ear like a sweet breeze from the south of GEORGIA when it is on my mind where the moon lies high! Paul
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Susan Williams 06 April 2016
As beautiful a stanza as you can hope to find anywhere, full of love and melody - - - - - - - - - - -] Dear eyes, dear eyes and rare complete - Being heavenly-sweet and earthly-sweet, - I marvel that God made you mine, For when He frowns, 'tis then ye shine!
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Here I enjoyed this poem with a lot of happiness it gives.
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Unnikrishnan E S 06 April 2016
Being heavenly sweet is what poetry needs to be. Great. Thank you poet.
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* Sunprincess * 06 April 2016
......beautiful....two springs pouring into the lake of dreams is a beautiful metaphor ?
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Savita Tyagi 06 April 2016
A most beautiful tribute for the wife and mothers' love. When God frowns it is their love that shines and protects. In their eyes full with tears they carry the burden placed upon themselves in the path of love. Enjoyed this poem with it's soft dream like flowy rhythm and style.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 06 April 2016
Mind blowing and captivating flow of the poem is a marvel in itself. Thanks for sharing it here.
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 April 2016
In art and nature! Thanks for sharing.
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