Louisa Stuart Costello

(1799-1870 / France)

Song.—thou Art Gone - Poem by Louisa Stuart Costello

Thou art gone, and the brilliant light that shone
In the track of thy way is fled;
And thou leav'st the heart that loved thee alone,
Silent, and cold, and dead!

When thy smile arose, like the morning's beam,
All the world seem'd good and bright
But 'tis past like the lovely forms of a dream,
And I wake to the gloom of night.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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