Joseph Mary Plunkett

(21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916 / Dublin / Ireland)

O Lovely Heart - Poem by Joseph Mary Plunkett

O lovely heart! O Love
No more be sorrowful
Blue are the skies above
The Spring is beautiful
And all the flowers
Are blest with gentle showers.

Although the morning skies
Are heavy now with rain
And your incredulous eyes
Are wondering at your pain,
Let them but weep.
And after give them sleep.

O sorrowful! O heart
Whose joy is difficult
Though we two are apart—
Know you shall yet exult
And all the years
Be fresher for your tears.

Comments about O Lovely Heart by Joseph Mary Plunkett

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/21/2016 1:46:00 PM)

    Poignant, nicely written poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 25, 2012

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